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fancy

in the name of canary breeds, refers to a special, cultivated show type of bird, rather than the ordinary type. In dog and cat circles, it refers to the entire following of breeders, owners and admirers.
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Fake fancy dress costumes could put children at risk of serious harm from flammable materials as they do not go through any rigorous testing.
Children in fancy dress in Greenhead Park, Huddersfield, in July 1948 JS*119722221
Harrison, six, and Reuben, five, conned their dad Geraint Goodridge into thinking it was fancy dress day at school
Neville Lishman, A Night to Remember Fancy dress youth: William Lishman, pirate.
Claudia Winkleman > Mr Watson, MP for West Bromwich East and one of the candidates standing for the deputy leadership of the Labour Party, is one of a number of MPs who have signed an official Commons motion demanding the Government ends a loophole which means fancy dress costumes are classed as toys rather than clothing.
Mr Morris, Labour MP for Easington, and Mr Lavery, Labour MP for Wansbeck, are among MPs demanding the government ends a loophole which means fancy dress costumes are classed as toys rather than clothing.
He has signed an official Commons motion which warns: "Children's fancy dress costumes are classi-fied as toys and, as such, are not necessarily fireproofed or retardant.
SABER RATTLING Mirror man Mo and Darth Vader get fancy dress message out
I really would like to know, just in case I get invited to another fancy dress party as I navigate my second childhood.
The competition was split into three parts; the first part was dressage, the second part was a fancy dress competition and the third was a quiz.
Superheroes and fancy dress at Ysgol Talysarn, Caernarfon
And no complaints were made but how long is it going to be before fancy dress in its entirety is banned?