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fleam

A medical device of historic interest, which was used for bloodletting and lancing swollen gums.

fleam

a medieval lancet used for drawing blood in the blood-letting therapeutic procedure. A straight metal bar with a downward protruding, small, sharp, fixed blade. The blade was poised over a distended vein and given a sharp thump with a hardwood mallet held in the other hand.
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Another example of spontaneous and adhoc international trade union solidarity and activity against particular multi-nationals has been cited by Leat (2007), where the trade union members from Renault operations of Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK and Netherlands, Portugal, Greece and Austria informally protested and resisted the Renault France and Management decisions to downscale their operations and manpower and shifting the base to Spain, for a few months.
Work on the leat started in March and took around six week to complete.
The judge said Leat had told a psychiatrist he was unable to stop.
Leat has admitted to 23 charges of sexually assaulting a child under 13; eight charges of sexual assault by penetration of a child under 13; one charge of attempted rape of a child under 13; one charge of voyeurism; one charge of causing or inciting a child under 13 to commit sexual activity; and two charges of possessing child pornography.
Riga, Muharram 20, 1435, Nov 23, 2013, SPA -- Five Latvian construction firms on Saturday said their work was not to blame for the roof collapse of a supermarket in Riga, in which at leat 53 people have been killed, dpa reported.
However a water abstraction and leat system is still in place and this will provide enough water to supply a vertical turbine above the wheelpit.
Citigroup, Inc (NYSE:C) has said that its vice chairman, Chad Leat, a veteran deal maker, is to leave the banking company.
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Nigel Leat filmed the abuse involving five girls over the course of five years at Hillside First School in Weston-super-Mare in Somerset.
Leat, of Bloomfield Road, had previously admitted the abuse of five girls and pleaded guilty to 36 offences, including the attempted rape of a child and carrying out sexual assaults on children.
Nigel Leat, 51, filmed shocking scenes of abuse against five girls over the course of five years at Hillside First School in Weston-super-Mare.
Nigel Leat, 50, pleaded guilty to 35 sexual offences during a brief hearing at Bristol Crown Court.