lime pit

lime pit

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limepit

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(Tanning) (in tanning) a pit containing lime in which hides are placed to remove the hair
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A KILLER who raped and murdered a 15-year-old girl googled "lime pit" just after he had dumped her body in a hedgerow, a court has heard.
The mother of Patrick Pearse and his younger brother William, who fought together in the GPO, asked for the return of their bodies so she could bury them in consecrated ground rather than in the lime pit ordered by Maxwell for all the executed men.
A 20-year-old man from Southport was treated for burns at the town's infirmary after falling into a lime pit. For those staying in that night, Pete Murray hosted Top of the Pops on the BBC at 7pm and The Addams Family was on ITV at 7.30pm.
Only two hangings took place there: William Griffith in 1830 for the attempted murder of his first wife; Richard Rowlands in 1862 for murdering his father-in-law - he protested his innocence right up to the final moment - both were buried within the gaol walls in a lime pit. The only prisoner ever to escape was John Morris in 1859, using a rope.
A TIP-OFF to the NGRC to take a look at recently closed independent track Hinckley, Leicestershire, has led to the discovery of two greyhound carcasses buried in a lime pit there.
He was working at a lime pit, driving a team of mules pulling one of the Fresno scrapers.
For every concise insight you find in this smug smog, there are at least two that make you want to toss the heap of pages into a lime pit. Of course, you always end up putting said heap back on the shell and always return to it after sitting through another bloodless American movie "classic." All of which means that the man knows his job.
Craig Alan Butler, 40, of Lime Pit Lane, Cannock, was convicted of 10 sex offences at Stafford Crown Court in February, 2009.
So he had two incinerators installed in his basement, and a lime pit for decomposition.
The victim, in his 50s, fell into a lime pit at Bennettsbridge Limestone Quarries, Co Kilkenny.
The latest rambles of the Walking Group have been to Bloxwich Park, Park Lime pits and Mill Green Nature Reserve.