gully


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deep ditch cut by running water (especially after a prolonged downpour)

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The last bound sent me spinning through the air in a leap of fifty or sixty feet, from one side of the gully to the other, and I struck the rocks, luckily, with the whole of my left side.
Overcoming a strong repugnance, I tore open his shirt at the neck, and there, sure enough, hanging to a bit of tarry string, which I cut with his own gully, we found the key.
Right down below the White Horse is a curious deep and broad gully called "the Manger," into one side of which the hills fall with a series of the most lovely sweeping curves, known as "the Giant's Stairs.
Now it dipped into a gully and ran through a creek, and all the time the local color was inches thick; gum-trees galore and parrots all colors of the rainbow.
The gale howled and scuffled about gigantically in the darkness, as though the entire world were one black gully.
Hishar Gully, of Crown Flatts Way in Dewsbury, was before Kirklees Magistrates' Court yesterday.
Oil and gas producer Empire Oil and Gas has spudded its Red Gully North-1 exploration well, located four kilometres to the north of the Company's Red Gully Processing Facility.
HONG KONG, Sept 8, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Alpha Peak Leisure Incorporated's management, together with the representatives of the People's Government of Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, held a press conference today (8 September, 2015) in Hong Kong to introduce Alpha Peak's tourism project in the Swallows' Gully in Ganzi, Sichuan Province.
Les Smith came across the incredible sight in a gully on Carn na Caim - the most northerly of the two Munros on the east side of the Drumochter Pass in the Highlands.
It has cost Telford & Wrekin Council PS500 to make the gullies safe but the council is expect to foot further costs of PS2,100 to permanently replace the missing gully grates and frames.
The Dangerous Discoveries Of Gully Potchard by Julia Lee, published Oxford University Press, priced PS6.
Although I have read books that have gripped me more rapidly, I would happily recommend this one, Although I have read books that have gripped me more rapidly, I would happily recommend this one, GULLY Potchard is just an ordinary boy, until he becomes tangled up in a gang of bullies from his old school.
Thirty-eight of the sites showed active gully formation, such as new channel segments and increased deposits at the downhill end of some gullies.
One mechanism by which carbon dioxide frost might drive gully flows is by gas that is sublimating from the frost providing lubrication for dry material to flow.
Charles Randolph Gully, brother of recently elected PLCA Honorary member J.