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a short thin stick of wood used in making matches

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In both model making and painting I lacked that essential ingredient that constructed a 13-foot Ark Royal and a 4,075 million matchstick oil platform - patience.
The author weaves together the history of Joseph Merrick, The Elephant Man; the London matchstick girls; and Jack the Ripper in one novel.
And it was all thanks to Nathan creating portraits of frontmen Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt using matchsticks.
David Newtonwith his matchstick Taj Mahal which took him six months to make | 150715TAJ_08 KATIE LUNN
IT'S made of thousands of matchsticks, has replica stained-glass windows, and even took pride of place at Prince William's first public royal duty in 1991 - but for many years this stunning model of Cardiff's Llandaff Cathedral was hidden away in an office.
The groups which attempted to draw triangles to scale did make errors in measuring; in particular, the group which used one square grid equalling one matchstick assumed that the diagonal of the square was equal to the length of the square.
Matchstick declared at CES Flint, an open software and open hardware video-streaming platform created with the Firefox OS.
Attach these to the end of each matchstick with Blu-tack.
Or rather, Co Stompe senior as we should call him now as the Matchstick Man's 21-yearold son is also competing in tournaments these days.
The murder suspect, who was arrested by police last Tuesday, told the investigators that he killed his friend with whom he was herding sheep and camels, following a dispute over a matchstick, Al-Madinah daily reported on Monday.
According to the Police, an explosion occurred in Shah Zaman colony at Raisani road when a woman set a matchstick on fire in a room filled with gas leaving five individuals injured namely Paind Khatoon, Khadeeja, Hayat, Naimat Ullah and Naeem.
RAYMOND van Barneveld is ready to lift the world crown again - thanks to The Matchstick Man.
Councillor Ian Openshaw claims that enforcement officers give people ample time to pick up what they have dropped, but in this case Bonnar left the matchstick on the ground.
CUNNING lags are building elaborate matchstick models - to hide mobile phones and drugs.
In just four years on the island, Ulhasan from India has already made a mark in people's hearts as the matchstick man.