dolos


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dolos

(ˈdɒlɒs)
n, pl -osse
(Zoology) South African a knucklebone of a sheep, buck, etc, used esp by diviners
[from Afrikaans, possibly from dollen play + os ox or from dobbel dice + os ox]
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But Solomon saith, Prudens advertit ad gressus suos; stultus divertit ad dolos.
But the Paul Nicholls-trained Dolos - stablemate of Warriors Tale - may give the championship-chasing trainer another big Saturday winner.
DOLOS can give Paul Nicholls yet another victory in the William Hill Greatwood Gold Cup (2.40) at Newbury.
The Somerset sorcerer is taking no chances with three representatives and leading owner Johnny de la Hey's Dolos (8/1) could be the pick of the trio.
Dolos can take the honours in the Weatherbys Hamilton Graduation Chase at Carlisle for the bang-inform Paul Nicholls.
And he looks to have found a perfect opportunity here for useful chaser Dolos, who would meet all of these rivals in worse terms in a handicap - much worse in some cases.
Inspector of the State Environmental and Technical Safety Inspectorate Dolos Aisahunov tells that every year Issyk-Kul coast freezes due to fresh water that flow into it.
Known as dolos individually, the monolithically cast structures comprise three members of octagonal cross section: Uniformly sized shanks connect fluke ends.
Contract Notice: Construction of new mass concrete dolos and placement by sea onto existing breakwater.
Dolos are unusually shaped concrete blocks weighing up to 20 tons, used to protect harbour walls
West Country Andrew King Dolos 2.35 Carlisle, nap Has the best of the weights in this graduation contest and expected to make the long haul north from Somerset pay off.
The structures are known individually as dolos, derived from South African and Latin terms meaning knucklebone; through weight and interlocking geometry, dolosse quell shoreline or breakwater erosion from waves and undercurrent.