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Devonshire,

city in England.
Devonshire colic - colic which was first discovered in the city of Devonshire; caused by drinking cider made in lead-lined presses. Synonym(s): lead poisoning
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Synners eventually found the net, When E Devonshire was played through by C Maddren to finish.
The Devonshire properties also boast an integral garage.
I was literally eating all the time." Mr Devonshire, who stands at 5ft 7ins, began to gain weight 20 years ago when he lost an eye at work in a garage and subsequently lost his job, prompting him to comfort eat.
As chairman of AAHL, Weatherby will be responsible for the management of Ascot and will head the board, which also comprises Charles Barnett (chief executive), Mark Davies (trustee), the Duke of Devonshire (trustee), Justin Dowley (non-executive director), Janet Walker (commercial and finance director) and Ronnie Wilkie (operations director).
Ahmed also faces a charge of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, in relation to a separate incident where another man was stabbed at an address in Devonshire Road earlier the same day.
She went on to lead a scandalous life even after marrying William, Duke of Devonshire who himself was no better.
Devonshire won the FA Cup with the Hammers in 1980 (right), and he renews a love affair with the old pot when National League strugglers Maidenhead face League One leaders Portsmouth, 68 steps higher up the pyramid, in the first round today.
Resources provided by Devonshire will allow NovoEd to accelerate its momentum in the corporate and executive education markets with significant investment in product innovation, talent acquisition, and the expansion of its world-class customer support and services.
Rank: Corporal Regiment: Devonshire Regiment Age: 18 Date of death: 25-9-1915 Buried at: Loos Memorial Norman H Gardner Son of Charles and Jane Gardner, of Haresfield, Gloscester; husband of Dorothy C Turner (formerly Gardner) of 6 Gold Steet.
A spokesman for GMP said: "Police were called to the junction of Stockport Road and Devonshire Street just after 5.15pm to reports of a collision involving a coach, a Nissan Juke and a pedestrian.
Alan Devonshire made more than 450 appearances for West Ham United and is now in his second spell as Maidenhead boss.