furlong


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furlong

220 yards, 0.125 of a mile.
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I know nothing of your furlongs, but I am sure it is a very long wood, and that we have been winding in and out ever since we came into it; and therefore, when I say that we have walked a mile in it, I must speak within compass.
A gentle, breathing swell, three furlongs from trough to barrel, would quietly shoulder up a string of variously painted dories.
Anthony Furlong, 80, was found in an agitated state after agency carer Jonas Ogechi, 36, allegedly refused to let him use the toilet or have a drink at Paisley Court Nursing Home in Dovecot.
TADHG FURLONG fronted up against familiar foes in Wales' front row when making his Six Nations debut off the bench last week.
Cerys Furlong has been appointed director of the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) in Wales.
said operations director Nathen Furlong, who founded the business with his brother, Dan, five years ago.
He claimed Furlong had asked that he put pressure on her neck.
Terminator 2" actor Edward Furlong remained in jail on Tuesday after an arrest early Saturday morning on suspicion of domestic abuse.
Troubled Terminator actor edward Furlong has faced his own Judgment day after a court was told he owes his ex pounds 10,000.
The new CEO of Harris Bank, Mark Furlong, is to shift his place of operation from Milwaukee to Chicago.
DEL MAR -- Siren Lure continued to rise in the sprinters' division, winning the $300,000 Pat O'Brien Handicap by 2 1/4 lengths at Del Mar on Sunday as Pure as Gold found the seventh furlong to be too much and Declan's Moon finished a shocking last.
Redcar's extra furlong will hold no fears for him on that evidence, nor will the forecast faster ground if he takes after his sire.