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witney

(ˈwɪtnɪ)
n
(Textiles) a type of blanket or heavy cloth made in Witney, Oxfordshire
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"Luckily for me, I lay out of the college the next evening; for that day I attended a young lady in a chaise to Witney, where we staid all night, and in our return, the next morning, to Oxford, I met one of my cronies, who acquainted me with sufficient news concerning myself to make me turn my horse another way."
Oxford is just 30 minutes by car so you can get your shopping fix or visit its attractions before returning to Witney to chill out.
Parsons explained: "It's difficult recruiting people who stay in racing long-term and we are trying to encourage people to get interested through coming here for a whole year in conjunction with Abingdon & Witney College, instead of doing one of the short courses at one of the racing schools.
THE outcome of the Witney by-election has totally contradicted the prognostications of the beard-stroking political pundits and other so-called soothsayers.
DAVID Cameron has congratulated his successor as MP for Witney, after the Conservatives survived a strong by-election challenge from the Liberal Democrats.
Just weeks after Britons backed Brexit, former Prime Minister Cameron said he would resign as a lawmaker from the southern English seat of Witney, which bucked the national trend by voting to remain in the European Union.
Ampersand Capital Partners, a healthcare-focused, middle market private equity firm, has named Frank Witney, Ph.D, as an operating partner, the company said.
Mr Cameron quit as MP for Witney last week, saying he feared becoming a "distraction" for the Government.
LONDON, Sept 12 (KUNA) -- Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron is to stand down as an MP, triggering a by-election in his Oxfordshire seat of Witney. Cameron, who resigned as prime minister after June's EU referendum, said he did not want to be a "distraction" for new PM Theresa May, according to the BCC network on Monday.
bradford 4 walsall 0 WALSALL caretaker boss Jon Witney publicly questioned his players' desire after James Hanson's hat-trick put a huge dent in the Saddlers' automatic promotion hopes.