lairage


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lairage

(ˈlɛərɪdʒ)
n
(Agriculture) accommodation for farm animals, esp at docks or markets
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On such an afternoon the various solicitors in the cause, some two or three of whom have inherited it from their fathers, who made a fortune by it, ought to be--as are they not?
She could have made a fortune and a name as a public performer.
I recommended him not to go there; but he knew better than I, for he made a fortune by speculating with money that existed only in the imagination of those with whom he dealt.
His name is Dudley Pickering, and he made a fortune in automobiles.
His valet made a fortune out of his wardrobe: his toilet-table was covered with as many pomatums and essences as ever were employed by an old beauty: he had tried, in order to give himself a waist, every girth, stay, and waistband then invented.
However, as she very logically remarked, there must have been SOME young person in that way of business who had made a fortune without having anything to begin with, and that being taken for granted, why should not Kate do the same?
As to Mr Plornish, he had married these articles of belief in marrying Mr Nandy's daughter, and only wondered how it was that so gifted an old gentleman had not made a fortune.
Conditions included Mr Allen's continued use of the ground for lairage when he might require it, as well as maintaining drainage and fencing, supplying fertiliser and water, and having weeds and hedges cut by a contractor.
ANIMAL WELFARE IN BROILERS: PHYSIOLOGICAL PROFILES IN RESPONSE TO TRANSPORT TO ABATTOIR, LAIRAGE AND EXSANGUINATION
Stress can contribute to weight loss because of being in new environments, thirst and fatigue, adverse handling, adverse weather conditions in lairage.