brass monkey

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Noun1.brass monkey - a metal stand that formerly held cannon balls on sailing ships
pedestal, stand, base - a support or foundation; "the base of the lamp"
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Sixty young people from Stirling and Trossachs Scout District braved freezing temperatures to attend the annual Brass Monkey camp - an introduction to winter camping - at the district's Invertrossachs Scout Centre, near Callander.
Brass Monkey will have both Christmas dinner and lunch menus from Dec.
The Brass Monkey downtown launched its website in September 2016 in preparation for the Main Avenue reconstruction.
Nutt, meanwhile, was having her fourth half-marathon race of the year and, while her Redcar time of 84min 50sec was two minutes slower than her fifth place in the York Brass Monkey in January, her form is improving all the time.
IT'S brass monkey weather - even for the monkeys at Dudley Zoo.
BIKERS braved the cold weather for a Brass Monkey Run in the New Year in support of Rainbows.
The Rick Rubin-produced album, which features guitar-laden bangers like "No Sleep Till Brooklyn," and "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party)," and my personal favorite, "Brass Monkey," should make for a nice weekend soundtrack.
The sign, left by a group of activists called The Brass Monkey Club, blasts the decision to bulldoze the park on Rhyl's West Parade to make way for an aquatic centre.
You don't want to be getting your kit off when it's brass monkey weather.
Dodge, a subsidiary of Chrysler, is planning to add two new appearance packages, Brass Monkey and Anodized Platinum, for its 2016 Dodge Durango range.
It was another cold day for the Brass Monkey Half Marathon, with the hire of a gritter ensuring the race went ahead without the icy conditions that prevailed the previous year.
Hundreds of hopefuls had already packed the city's Empire Theatre awaiting the judges, including a troupe of scantily-clad burlesque pole dancers called Brass Monkey from Liverpool.