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also kil·lock  (kĭl′ĭk)
A small anchor, especially one made of a stone in a wooden frame.

[Origin unknown.]
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(ˈkɪlɪk) or


(Nautical Terms) nautical a small anchor, esp one made of a heavy stone
[C17: of unknown origin]
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James Killick, from parent company Brunning & Price, said: "The grand opening was great.
In a world first, Dr Guy Killick grafted tilapia scales on to a spaniel's infected wound.
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Jake Killick, 23, also committed three street robberies before he was detained at Norwich railway station on March 30 last year.
Ben Harman, 21, George Jeffrey, George Walder - who threw the first punch - James Neves, all 23, Kurt Killick, 18, and Liam Neylon, 19, were given custodial sentences between 28 and 50 months.
Kurt Killick, 18, also of Croydon, was convicted of two counts of violent disorder but acquitted of causing grievous bodily harm with intent after 19 hours and 19 minutes of deliberations.
Cottle turned up a day late after a holiday in Spain to start work for Robert and Linda Killick.
He said he had the nickname "Missionary Killick", with killick referring to Navy slang for a junior sailor.
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Vying for a spot on that team is a diverse mix of slam veterans and newcomers, including Colin Killick, Rushelle Frazier, Ava Molnar, Sarah Sapienza, Robert Blackwell Gibbs, Jenith Charpentier, Ashley Wonder and Nicole Zajon.