biffin

biffin

(ˈbɪfɪn)
n
(Cookery) Brit a variety of red cooking apple
[C18: from beefin ox for slaughter, from beef; referring to the apple's colour]
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When Mr Sparkler was admitted to this closing audience, Mr Merdle came creeping in with not much more appearance of arms in his sleeves than if he had been the twin brother of Miss Biffin, and insisted on escorting Mr Dorrit down-stairs.
There were pears and apples, clustered high in blooming pyramids; there were bunches of grapes, made, in the shopkeepers' benevolence to dangle from conspicuous hooks, that people's mouths might water gratis as they passed; there were piles of filberts, mossy and brown, recalling, in their fragrance, ancient walks among the woods, and pleasant shufflings ankle deep through withered leaves; there were Norfolk Biffins, squab and swarthy, setting off the yellow of the oranges and lemons, and, in the great compactness of their juicy persons, urgently entreating and beseeching to be carried home in paper bags and eaten after dinner.
In this room, and possibly in the entire house, has to be the portrait - The Marchioness of Abercorn at the Cottage of Industry - above the fireplace by Miss Sarah Biffin.
Front row - left to right Anna Williams, Joseph Eagles, Jack Hammond, Niall Dean, Emma Evans, Amber Biffin, Phoebe Hinton, Harry Sumner, Kajetan Streciwilk Kristofor Hall-Ellis, Year 12, his Award in Recognition of his Contribution to the School Community (left); Sophie Sims, Year 12, with her Award for Achieving High Standards within the Humanities Faculty (below left) and (right) James Donnelly, Year 12, with his Award for the Male Student with the Best GCSE Results.
One of the engineers They think is dead Ya could see inside his head Only Africa and Wilkerson An me was there They started biffin us with Two by fours I grabbed a two by four An started biffin them back Christ almighty They not cutting me any slack I'm not cutting them any (17)
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Lesser known, but equally as fascinating, were the 3ft 1in-tall portrait painter Sarah Biffin (1784-1850), who had no arms yet had her work hung in the Royal Academy, and Liverpool-born Edward Rushton (1756-1814), who founded The Liverpool School for the Indigent Blind after catching an eye disease on board a slave ship.
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Andrew, 39, and girlfriend Jane Croft, 44, who died of multiple injuries, had been spending their weekends carrying out a series of his lifelong dreams in the wake of the cancer diagnosis, the inquest was told PC Richard Biffin said Andrew may have slipped into the wrong gear or accelerated too hard on the busy road in Stourton, West Midlands.
In the village of Biffin, outside of Ramallah, every Friday afternoon, they hold a non-violent protest against the Wall.
This eclectic chapter moves from a discussion of William Wordsworth, to Daniel Lambert, the 700-plus pound man, to Sarah Biffin, the armless miniature painter, finally cohering a bit around Youngquist's analysis of the carnivalesque atmosphere of Bartholomew Fair, "a space of deviance, a collective social practice that for a few days each year challenged the normative force of the proper body" (45).