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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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She said: "All my teammates are practising hard back at home but I cannot find a small caber or land to practice on.
Toss The Caber is owned by Peter Savill, who also owns Plumpton and likes to see his horses run at his course.
Caber said the UH-1D chopper carrying nine personnel was passing by Sitio Lamsalo in the village of Upper Suyan when it was overpowered by strong winds around 9:40 a.m.
"The perpetrators immediately escaped with the kidnap victims on board motorized boats towards unknown direction," Caber said.
Can I tile over floorboards and sheet fl ooring - I think it's called caber flooring - the two types of flooring meet in the middle of the bathroom.
Survival was the name of the game, but Culhane, despite being perched precariously, virtually kneeling on Toss The Caber's back, squeezed and nudged him to a half-length success before the saddle went completely round after the line, leaving the rider on the deck.
The couple sat in a tent on the edge of the games area and watched Scottish dancing, tug-of-war and tossing the caber for an hour.
There's something about seeing a pipe band in full flow, watching nimble-footed Highland dancers go through their paces and strongmen and women tackle traditional events such as tossing the caber, that stirs the blood and puts a smile on your face.
Alberto Caber, regional military spokesperson, said about 30 foreigners where present when armed men arrived and forcibly took the victims.
Eastmincom chief information officer Captain Alberto Caber told reporters here that the four wounded soldiers belonged to the Eighth Infantry Battalion (8th IB) of the Fourth Infantry Division (4th ID) of the Philippine Army operating in the area.
Owners Derek and Jean Clee also bred him.'' T rainer John Pickering's patience with Princeable Lady paid off when the filly opened her account at the tenth attempt, winning the seller under Russell Kennemore by a head from Toss The Caber.
STAR Wars superstar Ewan McGregor will swap his light-sabre for a caber as Chieftain at his home town's Highland games this summer.
Alberto Caber, chief of the Eastern Mindanao Command public information office said Sgt.