witney


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witney

(ˈwɪtnɪ)
n
(Textiles) a type of blanket or heavy cloth made in Witney, Oxfordshire
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Luckily for me, I lay out of the college the next evening; for that day I attended a young lady in a chaise to Witney, where we staid all night, and in our return, the next morning, to Oxford, I met one of my cronies, who acquainted me with sufficient news concerning myself to make me turn my horse another way.
Witney Carson just announced that she won't be participating in the upcoming "DTWS Live
Parsons explained: "It's difficult recruiting people who stay in racing long-term and we are trying to encourage people to get interested through coming here for a whole year in conjunction with Abingdon & Witney College, instead of doing one of the short courses at one of the racing schools.
THE outcome of the Witney by-election has totally contradicted the prognostications of the beard-stroking political pundits and other so-called soothsayers.
DAVID Cameron has congratulated his successor as MP for Witney, after the Conservatives survived a strong by-election challenge from the Liberal Democrats.
Just weeks after Britons backed Brexit, former Prime Minister Cameron said he would resign as a lawmaker from the southern English seat of Witney, which bucked the national trend by voting to remain in the European Union.
Ampersand Capital Partners, a healthcare-focused, middle market private equity firm, has named Frank Witney, Ph.
Mr Cameron quit as MP for Witney last week, saying he feared becoming a "distraction" for the Government.
The 49-year-old, who has represented Witney since 2001, became Conservative leader in 2005 and premier in 2010.
bradford 4 walsall 0 WALSALL caretaker boss Jon Witney publicly questioned his players' desire after James Hanson's hat-trick put a huge dent in the Saddlers' automatic promotion hopes.
The Prime Minister's patch is at Witney in the Oxfordshire countryside, the 18th least deprived constituency in the country.
After leaving school with just two Es at A-level he spent two years in Jamaica doing voluntary work before working for the Tailors and Garment AFFLUENT Witney in Oxfordshire Workers' Union and pursuing a career in public service, first as a councillor in Haringey before being elected to Parliament in 1983.