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Referring to the opalescent sheen seen by gross examination of colonies of Bordetella pertussis in culture
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The three watchers aloft stared intently into the pearly radiance.
The sun had risen beyond the hills, and their long shadows stretched far over the bay in the pearly light.
They were of a pearly grey colour, small, round, and almost transparent against the light.
com)-- When it comes to pearly penile papules, there are two schools of thought.
WHO is this bewitching blonde with big pearly white gnashers, green tights and a monobrow?
Top Part-bred was the superb black colt foal Llanidan Pearly King from Eric Jones and son Endaf, of Llanidan, Brynsiencyn.
A PEARLY Kings and Queens are regarded as the aristocracy of costermongers and were originally elected by them to protect their rights from competitors.
The actor, 72 today, is best known for playing Del Boy in the 1980s sitcom, but is now directing a pilot episode for a proposed new BBC series called Pearly Gates.
In fact, had this winsome lot been around back then with their perfect complexion and pearly white teeth they'd have been burned as witches.
It's nearly Christmas and three men who recently died approach the Pearly Gates to get into heaven.
Life is calmer, smooth and sweet, No looking back, no mere defeat, So, dear reader at that pearly Gate, Just bide your time, you''ll have to wait.
The Pearly Diner, meanwhile, is a restaurant like no other and a world first for Newcastle and Gateshead because it has no menu.