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towser

(ˈtaʊzə)
n
a variant spelling of touser
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Within, Towson or Towser was inquiring earnestly into the breaking strain of ships' chains and tackle, and other such matters.
|Holme Valley & Meltham: Carlile Institute, Meltham; Holmfirth Blue Plaque Walk; Honley Cemetery Tour; Lydgate Unitarian Chapel; Th'owd Towser, Holmfirth; and Wooldale Quaker Meeting House.
The winner was"Towser"McCormack, who transformed his vehicle into a paper mache and cardboard carriage, complete with two horse figures.
Gosden, who had failed to add to his record-equalling fifth November Handicap success for the past six years, took the family tally to nine - adding to his father Towser's three winners.
Betting BoyleSports: 6 Clonbrien Prince, Blue East; 8 Cash Is King, Doggy Mcdogface; 10 Beaming Paradise, Clona Blaze; 12 Ninja Burgess, 14 Rural Brae, Vedfield Showman, Niamhs Big Mike, Pennylane Masara; 16 Toolmaker Craig, 20 Uncle Wexford, Droopys Steel, Stonepark Noel, Ballyanne Sim; 25 Droopys Fresh, Karlow Eddie, Make Six, Macaroon Cruz, Pearls Product, Macaroon Towser, Nice Charmer, Glanmire Dylan.
Animation studio Factory Rights acquires Rollo Rights, whose portfolio includes Rupert Fawcett's Off The Leash, David McKee's Mr Benn, King Rollo, Victor & Maria, Towser, Watt the Devil, Art, Ric, and Dr Xargle.
Their predecessor Towser, who has a statue in her memory, has a place in the Guinness Book of Records for the world's best mouser with a record of 28,899.
Warhol was not referenced by the show (directly or indirectly) until its second season, when, offended by a realistic portrait of Batman, the Clock King (Walter Slezak, wearing shades and a beret) declares himself the King of Pop Art (although his piece is more in the line of kinetic sculpture), and, in a separate episode, abetted by socialite Baby Jane Towser (Diana Ivarson), the Joker (Cesar Romero) defaces both old-fashioned representational art and newfangled abstractions.
It was only later they told me his names was Towser.
A story in another newspaper, the San Francisco Call, carried the headline "Dogs Fleeing from Stewpot: Igorrotes Devastate Canine Population and Nobody's Towser is Shown Mercy."
Yet his annotations to the book, An Inquiry into some Points of Seamanship by "Towser, Towson--some such name--Master in His Majesty's Navy" and his delight when Marlow restores it to him identify him as someone who is not all bad (Conrad, Heart 80, 124).
His father Towser was a trainer and John was also assistant to the legendary Vincent O'Brien at Ballydoyle before going out to California and setting up in his own right.