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vec·tis

(vek'tis),
An instrument resembling one of the blades of an obstetrical forceps, used as an aid in delivery by making leverge on the presenting part of the fetus.
[L. a lever or bar]

vectis

(vĕk′tĭs) [L., pole]
A curved lever used in surgery for traction.
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Jess pulled out of the Isle of Wight festival in 2015 when she had vocal surgery.
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"My intention was to highlight how concerned I am about the unacceptably poor performance of schools on the Isle of Wight over many years and how this is damaging the prospects of young people who live on the island.
Using the Kern machine Isle of Wight Biltong can now package 150kg of product in under four hours, whereas a year ago it could only pack a 50kg batch in around eight hours.
But as per the latest reports, "Twilight" actor Robert Pattinson and his onscreen and off-screen ex-girlfriend Kristen Stewart had no such reunion on New Year's Eve in the Isle of Wight. The allegedly reconciling couple seemed to have spent their New Year's Eve separately just like Christmas.
AROUND 20 years ago we had an LOC here on the Isle of Wight which comprised nearly all of our optometrists and dispensing opticians, with our secretary being a much loved dispenser.
Disappointed Brighouse discovered the postponement, caused by heavy snow in the Isle of Wight, before their planned departure for a two-night stay in Southampton.
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The return of the Isle of Wight rock festival, and its little Bes-tival brother, have put the place back on the entertainment map.
Christopher Pocock was serving his time at Camp Hill prison on the Isle of Wight after being jailed for 320 days on March 14 at Newport Crown Court for arson reckless as to whether life was endangered.
Andrew Turner, the Conservative MP for the Isle of Wight, was attending the island's show with his terrier Bert when the animal spotted the polecat.
WE'VE teamed up with Nokia and the nation's rock and pop station, Virgin Radio, to give two lucky readers the chance to go to the sold-out Nokia Isle of Wight Festival from June 9-11 featuring some of the world's biggest bands.