a.1.Excessively heavy.
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Our good Gaffer Swanthold sayeth that gold is an overheavy burden for a two-legged ass to carry; so we would e'en lift some of this load from thee.
5 JJ Kemp spring lambs standard to 129pkg and pounds 48-80 GH Watson & son average 127pkg medium to 131pkg and pounds 54-20 W&M Knaggs average 121pkg heavy to 119pkg and pounds 58-50 I Spedding average 112pkg overheavy to 105pkg and pounds 54-80 P&J Shepherd average 105pkg (all p/kg) 130 W&M Knaggs, 130 127 124 DA Hinton, 128 118 I Spedding, 127 126 BR Routledge, 127 122 WA Richardson, 127 P&J Shepherd, 125 M Dobinson, 125 JR Knox, 125 PK&HC Dowson, 124 WF Dove, 124 122 Bowes Bros, 121 JR Todd 120 N Swinbank
Splint wood is not to hand in this stony world, but we locate an overheavy piece of driftwood lumber.
It has sometimes been suggested that the application of the ideas in Corporate Strategy can lead to an overheavy emphasis on analysis.
Admittedly, that changed for a moment when Rooney wriggled free and set up the surging Pembridge, but too often the last touch was overheavy.
Evidently the pattern reveals a neat correlation to the principle of syllable preference (optimal syllable law) which disallows, in this particular case, overheavy syllables, considered least preferred for Proto-Germanic, in fact unacceptable.
overheavy to 110pkg and pounds 59 N Swinbank average 109pkg Prime hoggets standard to 103pkg and pounds 38 N Whitfield average 99pkg medium to 108pkg.
5pkg and pounds 872 M Robinson&son average 114pkg spring lambs standard to 148pkg and pounds 57-50 G&J Verity average 147pkg medium to 157pkg and pounds 69 Donaldson ptnrs average 150pkg heavy to 146pkg and pounds 70 M Dobinson average 142pkg (all p/kg) 156, 146 JR Todd, 149, 148 Donaldson Ptnrs, 149, 146, 145 PK&HC Dowson, 145 M Dobinson, 140 ,132 PT Stephenson Prime hoggets standard to 110pkg and pounds 40 D&EM Carter average 102pkg medium to 117pkg and pounds 48-80 WF Dove average 107pkg heavy to 103pkg and pounds 50 J R Knox average 94pkg overheavy to 101pkg and pounds 59 D Richardson average 92 pkg Cast ewes 54 I Jackson, 52 T Thompson, 48 W Robson, 48 F Whitfield, 47 D Alderson, 46 GH Watson, 45 D Richardson
overheavy to 97pjkg and pounds 56 TN Callender average 89pkg
Prime Hoggets standard to 124pkg and pounds 47 K Tallentire average 117pkg medium to 132pkg and pounds 52-50 WF Dove average 117pkg heavy to 115pkg and pounds 56-20 T Patchett average 104pkg Overheavy to 102pkg and pounds 56 GC Pullan average 99pkg (all pounds ) 56 54 W&L Etherington, 55-50 53-20 53 C&AE Hodgson, 56-20 54-50 GC&JC Pullan, 55 53 52-80 T Patchett, 54 52-80 J Thompson, 54 WO Grix, 53-50 J Shadforth, 53 JR Knox, 53 WL Robinson, 52-50 FMR Gibson, 52-50 C Binks ,52 WM Knaggs, 52-20 J G Walton
Spring lambs medium to 191pkg and pounds 74 JW Hobson average 170pkg standard to 189pkg and pounds 80 Donaldson Ptnrs average 175pkg heavy to 171pkg and pounds 80 PK & HC Dowson average 170pkg overheavy to 150pkg and pounds 81 JW Hodson average 148pkg Prime hoggs medium to 127pkg and pounds 48 JJS Allison average 118pkg standard to 130pkg and pounds 54-50 T Blythman average 122pkg heavy to 121pkg and pounds 55-80 Wytherstone fms average 109pkg overheavy to 107pkg and pounds 59-50 Wytherstong fms average 102pkg (pounds /head) 59-50, 56, RH Thompson, 58-50 GA&JM Turnbull, 57-50, 56 RW&R Henry, 56-50, 54-80 WF Dove, 56, 55 JC&A Hutchinson 56 FH Hutchinson, 56 RH&J Raw, 55-80x3, 54-50 Wytherstone fms, 55-50 JR & M Richardson, 55 JM Hall, 55-20 GC & JC Pullan.