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a heavy wooden pole (such as the trunk of a young fir) that is tossed as a test of strength (in the Highlands of northern Scotland)

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There has been no ransom demand nor has anyone claimed responsibility, but Caber said the crime was likely the work of former Muslim guerrilla-turned-bandit leader Waning Abdulsalam.
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Compared to the Strathbhollac (no, it's pronounced "vollac" so there) caber, my telegraph pole might have been a pick handle.
I first caught him at the 2001 Brecon Jazz Festival, playing an attractive set with Czech pianist Emil Viklicky and drummer Tom Bancroft, who also happens to be the owner of Caber.
It should be remembered here that in addition to its interests held 50:50 with SOQUEM INC in the exploration properties of the Matagami mining camp, Metco holds 100% interest in the Caber and Caber North base metal deposits both located on the same favourable horizon as the Du Dome-Matagami Property.
The CABER report rewards my faith in captives as a revenue generator for our state.
Alberto Caber, chief of the EastMinCom public information office, said that most of the companies that fell prey to the communist rebels were construction equipment firms, logging concessionaires and mining companies.
Alberto Caber, chief information officer of Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom) said the command was also on red alert status following a nationwide order from the leadership of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in line with the hosting of APEC 2015 in the country and the recent bombing in Paris, France.
The clash started when troops from the Army's 71st Infantry Battalion met with about 50 leftist rebels while patrolling in Napnapan village in Compostela Valley province at Sunday noon, said Alberto Caber, public affairs officer of the military's Eastern Mindanao Command.
They watched Scottish pipe bands, as well as competitors take part in events including hammer throwing and caber tossing.
The sports included tossing the caber, standing long jump, weight for height, kiltie dash, Highland steps and weight for distance.
SCOTTISH fans may have been up in arms at Alex McLeish's decision to drop his kilt, toss his caber and up sticks to Birmingham City.
Culhane came out top in a poll of Post readers for his gravity-defying win on Toss The Caber at Musselburgh in July, when he survived a slipping saddle.