crow's nest

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platform for a lookout at or near the top of a mast

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On August 31, the 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders) was ordered to capture the Crow's Nest and, a few hundred metres to the south, Chateau Hendecourt and Chateau Wood the following day.
The former was detailed to capture the Crow's Nest, the latter the chateau and surrounding woods.
"The girls' mums all come into the pub and we're happy to support such a worthwhile cause," said Joy Sanders who runs the Crow's Nest with Dean Painter and Paul Harris.
GOOD BET: Etone students Leah Corbett, Rhiannon Samuel, Chloe Moultrie and Sophie Evans promote their fundraising race night, with (back, from left) Dean Painter, Joy Sanders and Paul Harris, from the Crow's Nest pub in Nuneaton
The crow's nest key sold for 90,000 pounds in 2007 and the second key, with three others, is tipped to make a similar sum in the sale at Devizes, Wiltshire.
They then had to walk 70 miles from Macleod to Crow's Nest Lake, and for the privilege of walking across the prairie they were charged $2.50 and $1.71 board for 2 3/4 days.
He had then to walk 25 miles further up the line to Nash's headquarters for identification papers and then 100 miles back to Macleod where they said they could only pay him for November, which after paying off O'Neil left a balance of $4.90, the first cash he saw since going into the Crow's Nest. He was only in British Columbia a little over a month and yet the authorities collected $3.00 for poll tax.
LESS HECTIC: Landlord David Hughes at the Crow's Nest
The showpiece item is the timber shipwreck Bounty, jutting out of the sand in three sections, with nets, rope ladders, bells and crow's nest.
Since December, the organization has led a campaign against the sale of what they call white power music in Record Breakers and two Chicago stores, Metal Haven in the North Side's Lakeview neighborhood and Crow's Nest in the Loop.
The dog has temporarily been offered shelter by kind-hearted pub landlady Sarah Baker, who found him tied up in the car park outside the Crow's Nest pub, in Crowhill Road.
The Crow's Nest, in Crowhill Road, Nuneaton, has managed to fill a jar which it had standing on the bar with loose change totting up to pounds 144.11.