chalk pit


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Noun1.chalk pit - a quarry for chalk
stone pit, quarry, pit - a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate; "a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'"
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chalk pit

nKalk(stein)bruch m
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Then the whole band camped with good grace outside the gate of Braine, on that hill where stands a mill, beside the cavities of the ancient chalk pits. And everybody in Reims vied with his neighbor in going to see them.
Drivers will need to use a diversion route The diversion will be via A340, Chalk Pit Farm Road, Ashampstead Road, Dark lane, and vice versa.
All three previous Supreme Champions hold entries at the 2018 championships, although the 2015 victor, Jack The Giant, is now competing in dressage and the 2016 winner, Beware Chalk Pit, is entered only in 'in-hand' showing classes.
The story of the former racehorse who took his amateur rider to the heights of the showing world earned Beware Chalk Pit the title of 2017 RoR Horse of the Year.
BEWARE CHALK PIT was crowned 2016 Supreme Champion at the Retraining of Racehorses National Championship at Aintree on Sunday, beating off the likes of reigning champion Jack The Giant, Forpadydeplasterer and Lord Gyllene to take the overall title.
A firm favourite with children, the story is about Stig, a caveman, who lives at the bottom of an old disused chalk pit and his adventures with a boy called Barney, who one day accidentally falls over the edge of the pit which the locals have turned into a rubbish dump.
Rely on BEWARE CHALK PIT (4.40) to boost the Festival coffers by landing the competitive 3m 2f chase at Plumpton today.
FONTWELL: GAZETTE BET: 4.40 Beware Chalk Pit. NAOMI MATTHEW: 2.10 One Conemara, 2.40 Chestnut Ben, 3.10 Billy Twyford, 3.40 Arbeo, 4.10 Looking On, 4.40 Nudge And Nurdle, 5.10 Court Appeal.
In December 1926 she sparked a police search when her car was found abandoned in a chalk pit at Newlands Corner on the Surrey Downs.
The body of a teenage girl is discovered in a chalk pit and suspicion falls on ray Harper's son Andy.
Three honeymooning couples were amongst those who died after the Solent flying boat, owned by Aquila Airways, crashed into a disused chalk pit on the Isle of Wight in Hampshire on November 15, 1957.