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Wrekin

(ˈriːkɪn)
n
1. (Placename) the Wrekin an isolated hill in the English Midlands in Telford and Wrekin unitary authority, Shropshire. Height: 400 m (1335 ft)
2. round the Wrekin all round the Wrekin dialect Midland English the long way round: he went all round the Wrekin instead of explaining clearly.
References in classic literature ?
From the Wrekin in the Welsh marches to the Cotswolds in the west or Butser in the south, there was no hill-top from which the peasant might not have seen the bright shimmer of arms, the toss and flutter of plume and of pensil.
Myles and his family are a vital part of the Wrekin College community and it was important for us to do everything we could to try and support them through this," said Tim.
And I was very active in the Labour Party in the Wrekin - that was the [constituency] party I first joined.
These will include maintaining all hard and soft landscape areas within the communal grounds and associated areas of The Wrekin Housing Trust~s general needs flatted areas.
Mr Watts, who recently admitted to owning a string of valuable pictures, Persian carpets, around 80 antique cars plus the Wrekin Ruby gem, enraged the PCS union with claims that civil servants had set a bad example to rioters and looters.
1) Work for your beer this Sunday and take part in an annual competition in which contestants lug beer barrels up Shropshire's landmark hill - The Wrekin.
We look forward to working with the Wrekin team to build the business.
I was not aware of the clause in the Wrekin contract allowing them to dispose of the property from the Square and we should insist on keeping our heritage.
Summary: Hundreds of jobs are at risk after the Wrekin Construction Group, which banks with RBS, went into administration.
The initial consideration for the acquisition of the Wrekin Country Stores is pounds 7,000 with a deferred payment dependent on certain performance criteria for the two years following completion.
The Green Network links with the surrounding countryside, including the distinctive hills of the Wrekin and the Ercall to the west, Wenlock Edge to the south west, and the River Severn to the south.
Mark Pritchard, 44, a former secretary of the 1922 Committee regularly criticises the Prime Minister, and has been MP for the Wrekin in Shropshire since 2005.