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anker

(ˈæŋkə)
n
1. (Units) a unit of measurement of spirits or wine, used in various countries and formerly in England, where it was equivalent to gallons
2. a drum or barrel that contains or can contain the amount of an anker
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Back in 1999, Anker discovered Mallory's skeleton on the mountain's snow-covered slopes.
Five huge Mancetter Quarry granite rocks were lifted onto the banks of the River Anker in the heart of the town where they will be home to poems from former poet laureate Michael Drayton and writer Jane Holland.
Nearly two months after leaving the former Fantasia Coffee location, The Anker Cafe is back.
Anker, a cardiologist at the National Heart and Lung Institute in London.
Anker of the National Heart and Lung Institute in London.
Much to her family's surprise, Julie announces she's marrying seemingly kind-natured nerd Anker Jensen (big-boned Nicolas Bro, another Danish thesp in little danger of unemployment).
Torex, which is based in Alcester, will become one of the world's largest retail systems companies after the purchase of Anker, which also provides software to retailers.
International Greetings (IG), which employs nearly 500 at its main UK manufacturing operation in Hengoed, Caerphilly s, is taking over its rival Anker International.
European retail systems provider Anker Systems has announced a global partnership agreement with end-to-end networking solutions vendor Allied Telesyn.
As the Southern belle Zelda, who instantly falls for the handsome young author just as the roaring 20s are about to give debauchery a bad name, Helen Anker charismatically makes the entire production sparkle.
ALS has been appointed exclusive agents of the KHS Anker range of Roland labelling machines in the UK and Ireland.
The 16-year-old victim was attacked on Thursday at Anker Fields in the Weddington area of Nuneaton, Warwickshire.