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Speaking of Cersei, she has asked that the noblewomen and their children be sent to Maegor's holdfast, ostensibly so that they could be protected until the last possible moment.
The fronds contained more lipids than the stipes, holdfast, or the whole plant, particularly in fall (Table 1).
Holdfast hardinggrass, a perennial developed in Australia, proved to be a viable replacement for Perla koleagrass if Perla seeds are not available.
The area contains abundant fossils, including ancient corals and trilobites, but only recently did anyone discover that these particular rock samples also contained the crinoid holdfasts.
A ship caught and dragged the cable in a gale but Holdfast was easily able to locate it.
It differs, however, in that the gonads are not situated in the hindbody and the holdfast organ is not situated immediately posterior to the end of the forebody.
The Court was told that the Quran calls upon the Muslims to holdfast to their agreements and the Book makes it sufficiently clear that "no agreement remains equally beneficial to both parties all the time", the petition noted and for that very reason the Quran ordains that every agreement involving financial transaction or marriage be "written in black and white".
It is possible that the ability to change color and morphology, and similarity to its holdfast, may increase crypsis effectiveness.
BOWLS: Scotland took another seven wins from 10 matches in the second day of the Six Nations Test Series at the Holdfast Bay club in Adelaide.
The initial sample consisted of Brisbane, Holdfast Bay and Melbourne, in Australia, Kingston and North Bay, in Canada, Mataro, Mostoles and San Cugat, in Spain, Austin, Charlotte, Chula Vista, Fairfax County, Maricopa, Milwaukee, Multnomah County, San Jose, Scottsdale and Tucson, in the USA, Plymouth, in the UK and Gothenburg, Tierp, Norrtalje and Lulea, in Sweden.
Glorious garden Holdfast Post is a fabulous country cottage with amazing grounds Pages 4-5 Walton House An 18th century Georgian home once owned by the Lyttletons Page 6 Crystal castle Honeybourne House, formerly part of the Royal Brierley Crystal Works Page 7 Let's move to...
The kit includes a bis g metal mug, camouflage stick, green groundsheet, haversack, mega mallet, 10m rope, 10 holdfast tent pegs, tent peg bag, tough tarpaulin and complete instructions on how to build the perfect den.
Widow Betty, of Bristol, began her career at Holdfast Bootmaker's in Kingswood as an office junior.