cramper

cramper

(ˈkræmpə)
n
(Curling) curling a spiked metal plate used as a brace for the feet in throwing the stone
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Something of a cramper of style must have been the Eid holidays.
The wacky invention dubbed the cramper van relies on pedal power to pull it along and has room for four seats, a stove, a sink, a table and a bed, the Sun reported.
In additional presentations, he discussed sickle cell trait and sudden death and strategies for the exertional cramper. Deaths due to exertional sickling were a principal focus of the evening panel discussion, with the recent NCAA recommendations to offer screening at collegiate institutions.
Each team is led by "fools" called Tommy and Betty while their respective sides dance to steps called Fixy, Choker, Cramper, Mary Ann, Coach and Horses, Bulldog, Star and the curiously-named formation Puker.
A noted cramper, we won't see the best of this dog until he's had a few weeks sunshine on his back and he remains on my short-list of ones to back for the Derby.
Firstly, he took a hefty bump last week when finishing four lengths behind Barefoot Ray but more importantly he was a known cramper last winter and the first of the season's frosts having hit the Midlands over the weekend must give cause for concern.
As many as 20 officers - some with guns - converged at an address in Cramper's Field, Coundon.
Hussain, 24, of Crampers Field, Radford, was given three years in prison and Vestaki-Barsby, 19, of Barkers Butts Lane, Coundon, was handed 30 months behind bars.
An ambulance spokesman said the man suffered burns to his body but escaped serious injury after getting hit as he walked in Crampers Field, Coventry, in yesterday's storm.
The following are the nearest words of that length to an onalosi: Length 8: CRAMPERS, MISTREST, STANNERS [7 letters changeable] Length 9: DISTRAINS, ENCRESSED, ENCRESSES, MESSELINE, SWINGLING [7 changeable] Length 10: DESCONFITS, DISCONFIDS, DYSCUMFYTS (7 changeable, see OED discomfit), followed by variants of discomfit, DELECTABLE, DISCASTING, variants of DYSSEISINS (OED under mort d'ancestor), and variants of ENCRESSING (OED under increase) [6 changeable]
His co-defendants - Uzair Hussain, 24, of Crampers Field, Radford, and Sebastian Vestaki-Barsby, 18, of Barkers Butts Lane, Coundon - were cleared of murder and the lesser charge of manslaughter, but were found guilty of violent disorder.
They are Uzair Hussain, 24, from Crampers Field, Radford, 18-year-old Sebastian Vastaki-Barsby, from Barkers Butts Lane in Coundon and Tyler Smith, 21, of Attoxhall Road, Wyken.