hirsel

hirsel

(ˈhɜːsəl; ˈhɪrsəl)
n
(Breeds) a group of sheep of the same kind
vb (tr)
(Breeds) to sort (sheep) into groups of different kinds
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Hearing of the arrest, the Scots swore they'd spring Graden but, while at dinner in another safe house in Crookham, they heard he'd been banged up at the Hirsel and that the magistrates were hot on their heels.
| Simon Horsfall, Certificate of Lawfullness for single-storey rear extension, The Hirsel, Jumble Wood, Fenay Bridge.
ON 13TH OCTOBER, Year 6 had a grand day out to the Hirsel Estate; 3000 acres of farmland in Coldstream, on the Scottish Borders.
And we have more today, from Blairgowrie, Pitlochry and The Hirsel.
Dr Geetha Ramachandran and Dr Prasanna Balakrishnan's practice at Trinity Mews, in North Ormesby - also known as Hirsel Practice - was commended by inspectors who said staff understood and fulfilled their responsibilities to patients, and assessed risks and needs well.
AUTUMN GLOW: Explore Dunglass Wood on the Hirsel Estate in the Scottish Border town of Coldstream.
It had been passed down through the Douglas family to Sir Alec Douglas Home of the Hirsel, another Prime Minister.
Meanwhile on the Hirsel Estate in Coldstream, Berwickshire, grab the binoculars for a guided walk through glorious woodland starting at 11am.
Alec Douglas-Home (Lord Home of the Hirsel) showed himself to be in the same tradition when he made his famous Perth Declaration on Scottish home rule.
"The two short-term prime ministers of recent times, Alec Home and Jim Callaghan, (who became close personal friends to the extent that Callaghan stayed a weekend at the Hirsel) have been greatly underrated.
Alson on this day: 1899: The first petrol-driven motor bus began operating in London; 1940: Birth of Beatle John Lennon; 1947: The first call between a car telephone and a phone in a plane was made above Wilmington, Delaware, in the United States; 1967: Legendary Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara captured and shot in the village of La Higuera near Vallegrande in Bolivia; 1988: Death of England & Newcastle United footballer Jackie Milburn, uncle of the Charlton brothers; 1995: Death of former Prime Minister Lord Home of the Hirsel.
GOLF CLUB RESULTS ALNWICK CASTLE LADIES - Open Pairs: 41 pts K Smith & Brenda Herbert (Longhirst); 40 Gillian Gordon (Alnwick) & Ann Calder (Morpeth), 40 Karen McKinlay & Rachel Wigmore (Hirsel).