wey


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wey

(weɪ)
n
(Units) a standard measurement of weight that is specific to a particular commodity
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"Well, Xury," said I, "then I won't; but it may be that we may see men by day, who will be as bad to us as those lions." "Then we give them the shoot gun," says Xury, laughing, "make them run wey." Such English Xury spoke by conversing among us slaves.
Says he, "If wild mans come, they eat me, you go wey." "Well, Xury," said I, "we will both go and if the wild mans come, we will kill them, they shall eat neither of us." So I gave Xury a piece of rusk bread to eat, and a dram out of our patron's case of bottles which I mentioned before; and we hauled the boat in as near the shore as we thought was proper, and so waded on shore, carrying nothing but our arms and two jars for water.
From Ripley until I came through Pyrford I was in the valley of the Wey, and the red glare was hidden from me.
At Weybridge, the Wey (a pretty little stream, navigable for small boats up to Guildford, and one which I have always been making up my mind to explore, and never have), the Bourne, and the Basingstoke Canal all enter the Thames together.
"It was probably someone walking along, not paying attention, that made her go to the side, because it took her off the towpath and she toppled over," said Peter Hector, owner of the nearby cafe Hector's on the Wey, who witnessed the incident.
The New Inn, Send A cosy 18th century pub on the banks of the Wey. It has a well kept and wide selection of real ales and serves classic bar food.
They had reservations about the depiction of the character of Nasreen Anjum Bhatti in a story Wey Kehra Aein that has been withdrawn from the book.
Its customers tend to engage A21's services for short periods of approximately six weeks, which may be extended or repeated, in contrast to typical students of Wey's principal school, InterHigh, who tend to be at InterHigh for several years.
4)After partition, she came to Pakistan and started her film career as actor singer and the first female film director with film Chann Wey in 1951.
He brought warmth and laughter into a room as soon as he entered, always accompanied by a huge smile and a "Wey hey!" for everyone.
On Friday, the banking firm said that it has named Hou Wey Fook as chief investment officer, consumer banking and wealth management.