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 (fâr′wô′tər, -wŏt′ər)
n. Nautical
1. A device used to fair the lines of an underwater fitting.
2. A streamlined superstructure on a submarine, holding the bridge and sometimes a conning tower.
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FAIRWATER are celebrating their first piece of silverware for 15 years after beating Canton 25-17 at Penarth RFC to win the Worthington's Malcolm Thomas Cup.
The Plaid Cymru councillors in Fairwater are totally opposed to the closure of Clos Y Nant Older Persons Sheltered Housing and closing the Fairwater Social Club.
Dog walker Karen Skipper, 34, died when she was tied with her pets' leads and pushed into the icy river Ely in Fairwater, Cardiff.
Fairwater RFC took on Merry Miller in what promised to be an interesting clash but something of a David and Goliath affair - and that's exactly how it turned out.
Her near-naked body was found in a stream in Fairwater, Cardiff, just yards from her home, only days before Christmas 1990.
PHIL Reed's try for Fairwater clinched the Cardiff club's 16-6 victory over Nant Conwy to lift the Worthington Welsh Districts cup.
Senghenydd cruised into the last four with a crushing 71-0 quarter-final win over Hirwaun last month, while Nantyffyllon battled past Fairwater 28-19.
A second man has received leg injuries after problems involving a group of young men in Ely and Fairwater on Tuesday evening.
FAIRWATER stayed on course for three pieces of major silverware this season as they notched a 26-14 home win over Clwb Rygbi Caerdydd to move nine points clear at the top of Division 3 East Central A.
The Princess Royal was visiting St Peter's Community Garden in Fairwater, Cardiff, to see how volunteers from more than 15 local organisations have come together to transform an acre of scrubland into a garden and nature reserve.
FAIRWATER Leisure Centre has been given a PS450,000 makeover.
Councillor for Fairwater and Pentrebane, Fairwater Road, Fairwater, Cardiff