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a large and strong and heavyset man

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Bruisers Bullet can power through to next week's Derby final
Brill Bruisers is front man Carl Newman''s baby and it''s quite the cutie.
But the bruisers from the Britannia Stadium still have to play Manchester United and Chelsea.
THE New Zealand media has reacted strongly to a report terming the All White players as a 'bunch of bruisers' in one of the leading Middle East newspapers on the eve of this all-important inter-continental World Cup playoff.
RUGBY UNION: Northampton were crowned Challenge Cup champions after surviving a ferocious assault from French bruisers Bourgoin to win 15-3 at Twickenham Stoop last night.
BRUISERS: Linthwaite Council School football team in the 1952-3 season
Mike sang for the Dropkick Murphy's, and Johnny played for a bunch of Boston punk bands like the Bruisers and the Uglies.
REFEREE Steve Dunn takes some of the blame for allowing Blackburn's bruisers to disfigure the opening FA Cup semi-final at the Millennium Stadium.
They stood there on Saturday, England's rugby team, a line of bruisers " with the honourable exception of the divine Jonny Wilkinson, built like juggernauts, scarred and menacing " and all wiping suspiciously moist noses as our country's national anthem was played.
Scientists who've analyzed the fossilized remains of an extinct South American relative of guinea pigs say that the ancient bruisers were as large as bison.
His love of gadgetry landed the postcollegiate guppie at a Circuit City store in Fayetteville, N.C., where discretion about his sexuality was mandatory, given the proximity of Fort Bragg and its abundance of redneck bruisers. He quickly returned to his university town, Greensboro, N.C., when he was able to land a multimedia job, launching his career and shutting the door on the closet forever.
It was another off day for Ivano Bonetti's bruisers who yet again saw red with goal hero Fabian Caballero and Patrizio Billio dismissed.
BRUISERS BULLET was quickest as a host of big names warmed up for the Astute Electronics Gold Cup with trials before racing at Towcester on Saturday, writes Jonathan Kay.
RUGBY-MAD Greg Halford is prepared to scrum down against Blackburn's bruisers in his bid to lead Reading to a UEFA Cup spot.