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Ling

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

ling

(lĭng)
n.
See heather.

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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Durham angler Peter Dean Dodds landed his best ever ling of 18.
Born in Burnage, Lancashire, on January 24, 1909, Martin Lings spent his early childhood in the United States, to where his father was posted.
So keep that jig right on the bottom, until the paint is scraped clean from the butt end, and it will eventual square off with an overprotective ling.
Following on the phenomenal success of OddzOn's cuddly Koosh Collectible Critters, Monsters and Sesame Street Koosh Collectible Characters, Wild Times Koosh Lings provide extra fun with their bendable limbs, active lifestyles and distinctive personalities.
In 2006 Ling picked up the Woman in Retail Award at the North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.
Mr Ling, 27, a rear-seat passenger in an unmarked police Mazda, suffered multiple injuries when the car hit an embankment and flipped over in October 2002.
Ling sits in front of two PCs, dividing her time between researching deals for her customers, chatting to them via her website, and adding daft ( but very funny ( new features to the site.
This initial, high dollar sale by our subsidiary, Ling Electronics, is very encouraging and continues to solidify our strategic acquisition objectives and growth potential in the electro-dynamic vibration market," Johnston concluded.
QualMark intends to immediately relocate the Ling Electronics assets to its West Haven, Connecticut, manufacturing facility and commence operations.
QualMark President Charles Johnston said, "We are pleased to be able to obtain the rights to the strong brand name of the Ling and Kimball Products.
The Yang Ling government gives such an award annually to companies located in Yang Ling that demonstrate excellence in credit worthiness, payment history, and brand recognition and business reputation in an industry.