puttock

puttock

(ˈpʌtək)
n
1. (Animals) dialect Brit a bird of prey, esp the buzzard and the red kite
2. informal a greedy person

puttock

(ˈpʌtək)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical obsolete (in square-rigged sailing vessels) a short shroud connecting the lower shrouds with the top

puttock

(ˈpʌtək)
n
obsolete Northern English an amount added to a scale to supply the weight that is lacking
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But when the knight is badly injured and is taken to the infirmary, Puttock struggles on single-handed and the tension mounts with another death.
Lisa Puttock said: "I will always love him and he will be by my side for ever."
Bible John's second and third victims - Jemima McDonald, 32, and Helen Puttock, 29, both below - are found in August and October.
BibleJohnearnedhisnicknameafter a cabbie who picked up Helen Puttock and her killer told how the man had quoted from Scripture.
Christian Puttock became the latest victim of violent Britain when he was knifed in a seemingly random attack by a stranger on his wife Lisa's birthday.
Wilson re-examined the Bible John murders of Patricia Docker, 25, Jemima McDonald, 32, and Helen Puttock, 29, between 1968 and 69.
Bible John reputedly killed Patricia Docker, 25, and Jemima McDonald, 32, and Helen Puttock, 29, after picking them up in Glasgow's Barrowland Ballroom.
KILLER: Peter Tobin; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; February 10, 1991 Vicky Hamilton, vanishes; August 5, 1991 Dinah McNicol, vanishes; Photofit of 60's killer Bible John; Three women are found strangled in Glasgow's East End Patricia Docker, 25; Jemima McDonald, 32; Helen Puttock, 29
PETER Tobin's first wife lived two minutes from where Bible John victim Helen Puttock was found strangled.
It's believed Glasgow cops will reexamine the Bible John murders of PATRICIA DOCKER, 25, MIMA McDONALD, 32, and HELEN PUTTOCK, 29, in 1968 and 1969.
The news is a glimmer of hope for the husband of Bible John's last victim, Helen Puttock, who was last seen alive in 1969.