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gansey

(ˈɡænzɪ)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) dialect a jersey or pullover
[from the island of Guernsey]
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She might also have in mind either the widespread belief that crime-writers produced so much because they slavishly followed a pattern, or perhaps she was pondering on the poor critical standing of the genre: crime writers did not weave Penelope's tapestrv but an everyday gansey. She might also be alluding to the essentially domestic setting, where women knit and crimes take place.
Prequalification are invited for Carriageway overlay, drainage and kerbing works at A5 Gansey Road (Fishers Hill to Shore Hotel)
The Bobby Thompson - The Little Waster DVD remains popular years on from his death in 1988, with new generations of Geordies appreciating the humour of the comedian, who was once such a regular feature of North East clubs in his familiar flat cap and worn-out 'gansey' - or jumper - with a Woodbine cigarette hanging from his bottom lip.
Other terms include "biddy", "old woman", a shortened form of "Bridget"; "gansey", "jumper", from a pronunciation of "Guernsey" (Guernsey was a textile centre); and "lashings", in the sense of "lots of " (food or drink), ultimately from the French "lacher", "to loosen, let go" - hence also "lashing it down" and "on the lash".
"I've been inspired too by the traditional gansey sweaters fishermen used to wear, which often had patterns unique to their village."
As he approaches the group at the end of the novel, Moses still does not recognize Sara Loveless, "A squat form in rubber boots just ahead of him, a shapeless gansey sweater swaying almost to her knees," or Jesse, who he is certain he knows by the boy's telltale "seashell whorls of a double crown, a rogue lick of hair" but cannot name (318).
WH: Aye, he got his gansey off and he said, 'coola coola coola'.
Gansey has been on a long search to find a lost king, drawing in others on his journey.
When the king is found, he is not the favor-granting savior everyone expected him to be, and Blue and Gansey's ill-fated destinies finally crash into reality, forcing them to choose between what they desire for themselves and their responsibilities to everyone else they love.
Hands-on creative events from wire making models to knitting a Gansey for Cardiff are designed to inspire and entertain while creative and fun park activities Arty Parky and Paint the Park aim to entertain families while they enjoy the outdoor environment.
NEWCASTLE: 1.50 Edmund Kean, 2.20 Ubaltique, 2.55 Wyck Hill, 3.25 Panama Petrus, 3.55 Island Heights, 4.30 Gansey, 5.00 Grove Silver.