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Synonyms for caltrop

tropical annual procumbent poisonous subshrub having fruit that splits into five spiny nutlets

Mediterranean annual or biennial herb having pinkish to purple flowers surrounded by spine-tipped scales

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Or Commemorations of the Famous Lives and Deaths, of the Two Right Honourable Knights of England: the Right Honourable Sir Walter Mildmay, and Sir Martin Calthrop, Lord Mayor of this Honorable Citty of London, who Deceased this Yeere 1589.
Studies show that making them pay these costs may have important welfare effects (Calthrop et al.
on Christmas Day "from all stations" by Donald Calthrop. E.H.
With Rex Harrison, Robert Newton, Emlyn Williams, Marue Lohr, Deborah Kerr, Sybil Thorndike, Felix Aylmer, David Tree, Penelope Dudley Ward, Donald Calthrop. 1941
It also shows that, like Cole Porter, Coward was something of a sapphophile; his numerous affectionate tributes to Hall, and to his coterie of lesbian or bisexual associates (his designer Gladys Calthrop, novelist and playwright Clemence Dane and actress Gertrude Lawrence were just a few), suggest that he admired their willingness to live outside of established social boundaries.
Herman, along with his wife Gail Calthrop and some help from their four children, have built up a thriving business making fudge two years after the 53-year-old decided to leave the IT world and build on his childhood cooking experience.
Calthrop, 'Abbey of Sherborne', in William Page (ed), The Victoria History of the County of Dorset, 2 vols, The Victoria County History of the Counties of England [VCH] (London, 1908), 2.67-8.
(The fact that Richard Dering's name sometimes appeared as "Dearing" might not give one pause, but the reader might be surprised to learn that "Calthrop" is in fact the Restoration trumpeter Thomas Sculthorpe.) Also, an "Index of Subjects and Places," including a lengthy list of parish churches, will allow readers to check easily whether someone encountered in a parish record might also have been connected with the court.
Jon Calthrop, 51, of Rudsey Farm House, said: "After we called police Fiona fell asleep on the sofa.
Farmer Jon Calthrop, 51, said: "I put on the outside light and there was this little girl standing in her night clothes.
Clockwise from left, Gary Harper and Matt Robertson (both King Sturge), Nicola Twidale (KPMG) and Gary Sturgess (PKF); Hoa Quach (Brewin Dolphin Securities), Mike Davidson (Urban 3), Carl Oxley (Morris Homes East Midlands Ltd), Nick Trow (King Sturge); Eddie Kerr (PKF), Mike Hanson (King Sturge), Nicky Calthrop (Owen-Actons Solicitors), Jill Sandford (PKF), Peter Blair (Begbies Traynor); Vanessa Harrison (Harrison Associates UK Ltd), Helen Longstaffe (King Sturge), Dawn Hilton (Eversheds), Vivienne Clements (Henry Boot Developments Ltd