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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.
The 35 people who joined the walks that followed were also treated to a rare peek at the church lock-up known as the Towser and which is only opened once a year.
With the Pat Buckleytrained duo of Droopys Charmer (heat four) and Drive On Mike (heat six) plus Graham Holland's Macaroon Towser (heat five) all non-runners.
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.
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.
Among the teachers she recalls are Mr Stanton (headmaster), Miss Bonham, Mr Able, Miss Pallet, Mr Coopey (craft teacher), Miss Wilkinson (science), Mr Owen, Mr Jones, Mrs Day, Mr Harker, Mr Towser, Mrs Hart and Miss Macrae (cookery).
John Gosden's dad, Towser, taught his son how to plot up big handicaps before he could walk and Royal Oath looks thumping value at around the 16-1 mark.
For years, a cat called Towser caught mice at the Famous Grouse Glenturret distillery at Crieff, Perthshire, and even managed to secure an entry in the Guinness Book of Records for catching nearly 30,000 of the pests over his 24-year life.