Roman Candle


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Roman Candle

noun A sky diving term used a canopy (parachute) that does not deploy due to entanglement of the lines.
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Wall, who had won the race with Real Estate and Tigullio, revealed afterwards that he had bought the colt to order for Sir William Stuttaford, who died in January before Roman Candle had raced.
A 3ft Roman candle hit Mr Stringer and set fire to his jeans.
Barry Berlin, prosecuting, said an employee of the firm failed to notice that the launcher had been knocked over about 15 seconds before he fired the roman candle.
A 3rd degree burn on the lower extremity from a Roman candle that ignited a patient's clothing
A teenager was found standing in a street on the Firth Moor Estate holding a lit Roman Candle and rockets were set off from a green on Darlington golf course.
CHELSEA'S outrageous new owner, Roman Candle,has already bid pounds 3bn for every star player in Europe.
The son of Zafonic made steady progress under Robert Thornton to take up the running approaching the penultimate flight, and he drew away to pass the post with 10 lengths to spare over Roman Candle.
From page 23 Yes it's that time of year when excitement explodes as brightly as a Roman candle and as noisily as any rocket blasting off into the sky.
Her diet means she's a trifle on the windy side - one stray spark could see her go up like a Roman candle.
The current regulations, although well meaning, have had all the impact of a soggy Roman Candle.
A 15-year-old boy with a loaded pistol in his waistband was arrested after deputies followed the sparks from a Roman candle into a Palmdale neighborhood near 25th Street East and Avenue R.
Make sure your home is secure by ensuring doors, windows, sheds and garages are all locked up, even if you are only at the bottom of the garden - a sneak thief can be in and out of your house in less time than it takes for a Roman candle to be let off.