ropery


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ropery

(ˈrəʊpərɪ)
npl -ries
1. a place where ropes are made
2. archaic trickery

ropery

Archaic. roguish or criminal behavior or action; conduct deserving of hanging.
See also: Crime
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ropery

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He told the Richardson, of The Ropery, Pickering: "You've had the very good sense to plead guilty to this indictment and you'll be given an appropriate level of credit for those pleas.
Just before 8pm on Monday, police were called to Ropery Road in Teams after a man was left injured.
Contractor address : 3/19 Ropery Business Park Anchor and Hope Lane
You can even enter from different streets off Fenwick Street in Liverpool's business district - The Old Ropery and Moor Street (where The Bulls Head was situated, before The Cornmarket swallowed it up in the late 1960s).
A police spokesman said the body had been exhumed early on Monday at Ropery Lane Cemetery in Chester-le-Street.
The risks posed by the declining state of the pathways leading into and around the Ropery Lane ground at Chester-le-Street Cricket Club had been causing the management committee concern for some time.
30pm on Sunday we were called to a report of a youth having fallen approximately 30ft through a factory roof in Ropery Lane, Wallsend.
At the moment the example plaques feature the Hirings Fair which saw servants and labourers sell their services in the 1900s, Cherry Fairs which took place every spring until the early 1900s, Dodshon's Fountain, trams, Stockton International Riverside Festival, and almshouses which once stood in Ropery Street.
Churchill Way Flyover (southbound), Dale Street (Hatton Garden to Crosshall Street and Sir Thomas Street to Water Street), Sweeting Street, James Street, Rumford Street, Rumford Place, Convent Garden, Fenwick Street, Brunswick Street, Drury Lane, Lower Castle Street, Tower Gardens, Moor Street, Old Ropery Castle Street, Victoria Street (Cook Street to Sir Thomas Street), Exchange Street East, Cunliffe Street, Hocken Hall Alley Princes Street, Cumberland Street, Moorfields, Stanley Street, Eberle Street, Temple Street, Temple Lane, Harrington Street, Cook Street, Lord Street, North John Street and South John Street, from August 26-27.
The start time is midday and the game will be played under Banks Salver regulations - 45 overs per side - and is being held at Chesterle-Street's Ropery Lane.
In the latest report inspectors classed the home, at the Ropery, Derwentwater Road, to be inadequate in the safe and well-led categories of the report.
A spokesperson for the North East ambulance service said: "We were called to reports of an incident on Ropery Lane, Wallsend, to reports that a casualty had fallen off some scaffolding and through a roof.