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winkle

a gastropod MOLLUSC of the genus Littorina.
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Winkle made at the instant, of a frantic desire to throw his feet in the air, and dash the back of his head on the ice.
Winkle, stooping forward with his body half doubled up, was being assisted over the ice by Mr.
Winkle. With an accuracy which no degree of dexterity or practice could have insured, that unfortunate gentleman bore swiftly down into the centre of the reel, at the very moment when Mr.
Winkle was far too wise to do anything of the kind, in skates.
Now, as there's nothing like `taking time by the fetlock', as Winkle characteristically observes, allow me to present the new member." And, to the dismay of the rest of the club, Jo threw open the door of the closet, and displayed Laurie sitting on a rag bag, flushed and twinkling with suppressed laughter.
"Go on, go on!" added Winkle and Tupman, while the President bowed benignly.
My mother-in-law was on a trip to Albert Dock when she decided to walk to St Johns for some winkles. She underestimated how far it was and being elderly she had to have several rests.
Now the tide is turning, certainly for the winkles....
Tiggy Winkles Day Care Nurseries in Castle Vale has raised hundreds of pounds after choosing to support the special care baby unit at Good Hope Hospital by helping them raise money for new equipment.
To braise your winkles, wash 200g to remove any sand, and blanche them quickly in boiling water.
Fame And Glory's form stands up to closer inspection than Rip Van Winkles, and he looks certain to improve over the extra distance.
The children at Tiggy Winkles Day Care Nurseries were joined by their parents during the marathon pancake cooking session.