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Ling

(ling),
Per Henrik, Swedish hygienist, 1776-1839. See: Ling method.
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ling

(lĭng)
n.
See heather.
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heather

Herbal medicine
An evergreen shrub that contains arbutin, carotene, citric and fumaric acids, flavonoids, tannins and volatile oils; it is antitussive, mildly sedative, a urinary tract antiseptic, and has been used for rheumatic complaints and gout.
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The Tyne charter boat "JFK Two", skippered by Allan Skinner, had some nice ling aboard.
Durham angler Peter Dean Dodds landed his best ever ling of 18.5lb, while Tony Doyle had a ling of 16lb.
My own spiritual landscape was still rugged and it would take more years before the yearning soul would find solace, but since that first encounter with him, Martin Lings remained a close spiritual presence.
However, Mama Ling prepared the sardines for Raymart and his restaurant exclusively.
So Ling began to study the genetic makeup of PepMV isolates carried on tomato seeds imported from South America to see whether he could tease out the relationships among the PepMV strains found in Europe, South America, and the United States.
The cartoon depicts Ling in her "nuclear rocket truck" - which she bought to advertise her business alongside motorways - chasing Viz favourites like Roger Mellie.
Now an investigation has been ordered into the actions of two other police officers after the magistrate stated they made "dubious decisions" which may also have contributed to the death of Mr Ling.
Melanie Anderson, executive director of Planned Parenthood Alberta, said Ling's situation "demonstrates that the Catholic church continues to be out of step with the vast majority of Canadians and Catholics." Ling is to be married by a justice of the peace in the hall they rented for the reception.
Ling, 41, who rose to fame by turning down a PS50,000 Dragons Den investment in her car leasing business in 2007, said: "We moved here from Low Fell in Gateshead in the summer of 2013 and soon after then had two bikes stolen.
With her husband Jon, this is where Ling has built the online empire that is Ling's Cars, or LINGsCARS.COM to its ever growing online fanbase.
And despite - or maybe because of - her rather zany approach to her business, Ling's Cars is thriving, and Jon and Ling are forecasting they will have handled deals for cars worth around pounds 16.5m this year, up from around pounds 10m last year.
Fishing with squid on a 30lb class outfit he landed a ling, after a terrific fight which saw the fish take line several times.