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swan neck

A descriptive term referring to a cylindrical structure with gentle, graceful curves likened to a swan’s neck.
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A CHARITY music festival is being held at Coventry's Beer Engine pub this weekend to raise money for a cancer unit at Birmingham Children's Hospital.
Celebrations kick off at 1pm at The Beer Engine, Poolstock, Wigan.
He was also involved in clashes inside and outside the Beer Engine Pub in Coventry, a popular venue for local fans.
KEN Clarke, the scuffed-shoe beer engine, has signalled a desire to get back into frontline Tory politics.
A proper beer engine serves David's own real ale, made with hops grown in the garden.
THERE hasn't been a dull moment at the Beer Engine in recent years.
While it's very rare that I get a pint I need to take back, there have been a few times when I have a pint pulled for me so aggressively that I half expect the beer engine to come away from the bar as the pourer produces a pint of angry, swirling foam.
Beers are served via the traditional beer engine on the bar or straight from the barrel in the temperature-controlled stillage behind the bar.
The young couple had only been running the Beer Engine in Far Gosford Street for three months when pub company Enterprise Inns kicked them out over an unpaid rent bill - just five days before Christmas.
Then she just shakes her head at the full-sized bar in what was formerly the family dining room, with its beer engine, fridge, bar fittings and a full wall covered in CD cases from AC/DC to Zeppelin.
The Beer Engine, in Far Gosford Street, only reopened in September with a new landlord promising to return it to its glory days as the place to be for live bands.
Kevin Paddison, technical services manager at Black Sheep was one of a team entrusted with precision beer engine manufacturing company Angram to take a sketchy idea through prototype to first installation over five months of 2008.