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barrow

a castrated male pig.
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The long gamekeeper resolutely protested against the introduction into a shooting party, of a gentleman in a barrow, as a gross violation of all established rules and precedents.
I won't suffer this barrow to be moved another step,' said Mr.
It had come--appearing suddenly from behind the forehead of the nearest upland, and stopping beside the boy with the barrow.
Out of the tangled scrub on the old overgrown barrow two human faces were looking out at him; the sinking sun glimmered full upon them, showing up every line and feature.
The black man fled over to that side," said Alleyne, pointing towards the barrow.
Mortimer for opening a grave without the consent of the next of kin because he dug up the Neolithic skull in the barrow on Long Down.
Down at the other end of the platform the wooden barrier was thrust back, and a porter with some luggage upon a barrow made his noisy approach.
Near the castle is a barrow, said to be Hengist's tomb.
His things were put on a barrow and he followed the porter out of the station.
He slew him, but did not for very shame despoil him; when he had burned him in his wondrous armour, he raised a barrow over his ashes and the mountain nymphs, daughters of aegis-bearing Jove, planted a grove of elms about his tomb.
The barrow was got ready and the corpse placed on it, covered with a blanket, and bound to its place with the rope.
In the main street of Gibraltar we saw three red hairs lying on a wheel- barrow before a baker's door.