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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Craig Alan Butler, 40, of Lime Pit Lane, Cannock, was convicted of 10 sex offences at Stafford Crown Court in February, 2009.
A 20-year-old man from Southport was treated for burns at the town's infirmary after falling into a lime pit.
So he had two incinerators installed in his basement, and a lime pit for decomposition.
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.
BMP also received a new modern Hitachi excavator designed to work at the Pugachev lime pit.
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.
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.
The victim, in his 50s, fell into a lime pit at Bennettsbridge Limestone Quarries, Co Kilkenny.
Start by walking along the Wyrley and Essington and Rushall canals to Park Lime Pits Local Nature Reserve where it's easy to see why Walsall was at the heart of the Industrial Revolution.
BASING Lime Pits got some tender loving care when the team from Basingstoke, Hants, used their volunteering allowance to litter pick.
Holmes also cremated some of the bodies or placed them in lime pits for destruction.
Hospitals in Cardiff were cleared in anticipation of the 100,000 deaths the government expected during the first weeks of war, mortuaries were stacked with cardboard coffins, in some areas lime pits were readied for mass burial.