Turk's head


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Noun1.Turk's head - an ornamental knot that resembles a small turbanTurk's head - an ornamental knot that resembles a small turban
knot - any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object
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But the third emir, now seeing himself all alone on the quarter-deck, seems to feel relieved from some curious restraint; for, tipping all sorts of knowing winks in all sorts of directions, and kicking off his shoes, he strikes into a sharp but noiseless squall of a hornpipe right over the Grand Turk's head; and then, by a dexterous sleight, pitching his cap up into the mizentop for a shelf, he goes down rollicking, so far at least as he remains visible from the deck, reversing all other processions, by bringing up the rear with music.
After Willie's death in 1880 a ferryman had the animal mounted behind glass in the Turk's Head - it is popularly known today as The Stuffed Dog.
The Lower Turk's Head (with right) MANCHESTER'S food and drink sector is booming, so if you've ever fancied owning your own pub this could be a great time to invest.
These esteemed gentlemen were part of a club in Westminster known as the Turk's Head Tavern, where they would often meet to discuss the topics of the day.
The Northumberland & Newcastle Society, which this year marks its 90th anniversary, has objected to a scheme for the former Turk's Head Hotel in Grey Street in Newcastle.
However in 2003, plans to install a plaque at the hotel were stalled after it turned out neither Paul McCartney nor Ringo Starr, the surviving Beatles, could recall whether it was the Imperial Hotel in Jesmond or the Royal Turk's Head where the group had stayed.
And there are some knots -- like the Turk's Head and the Monkey's Fist -- that are purely decorative, so practice them often to bring attention to your knotA--tying prowess.
In Warwickshire there are an impressive 16 new entries: the Turk's Head in Alcester; the King's Head in Cubbington; the Black Swan in Henley-in-Arden, the Royal Oak in Kenilworth; the Jug and Jester and the Woodland Tavern, both in Leamington; Harvester in Long Itchington; the Denbigh Arms in Monks Kirby; the Dog Inn in Nether Whitacre; the Bull's Head in Polesworth; the Wild Boar in Warwick and the Horseshoes and the Felix Holt, both in Nuneaton.
Last time we came here, we found a pottery Turk's Head, valued at pounds 50,000 so there's a bit of pressure today."
A grotesque and "ultra-rare" 17th century Bellarmine jar designed to ward off witches has been found by archaeologists exploring the site of the former Turk's Head Inn beneath Tipping Street car park in Stafford.
Then he conceded, 'You're right, I guess.'" In 2003, plans to install a plaque at the hotel concerned were stalled after it turned out neither Paul McCartney nor Ringo Starr, the surviving Beatles, could recall whether it was the Imperial Hotel or the Royal Turk's Head where the group had stayed.
REGULARS at the Turk's Head in Stockton were convinced that a new 110-foot mural of a locomotive opposite their pub was wrong.