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Synonyms for ling

water chestnut whose spiny fruit has two rather than 4 prongs

common Old World heath represented by many varieties

elongated marine food fish of Greenland and northern Europe

American hakes

elongate freshwater cod of northern Europe and Asia and North America having barbels around its mouth

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Ling, 23 at the time, was jailed for life in 1998 but will be considered for parole later this month.
At the Aman Venice: Kit Zobel, Anton San Diego, Ina Ayala, Pops Fernandez, Jojie Dingcong, Marianne Po, Patty Chilip, Rose Anne Belmonte, Laurie Westfall, Ling Ling King, Mela Gozon
Durham angler Peter Dean Dodds landed his best ever ling of 18.
Ling must have feared his chances were over when he missed his third shot only for Kamar to follow suit and then miss again.
Ling said: "I think this is great for shooting and third time lucky for me after Athens 2004 and London 2012.
With a spacious outdoor terrace and lounge, Ling Ling will be open all year for dinner.
Ling played nearly 200 games for Swindon and was an integral part of the team that won promotion to the Premier League in 1992-93 - the Robins' only season in the top flight.
In January this year, Ms Ling was 22-and-a-half stone, but is now 16 stone.
Ling retired as executive officer of the health department's Office of Health Education and as a professor of public health from the University of Hawaii's School of Public Health.
To make his argument about the changing nature of our social structure, Ling (a sociologist at IT University of Copenhagen) provides a framework for understanding the transition from novelty to ubiquity.
Poor Ling seems to have got a boost himself, which is hardly surprising considering every time he steps out of the home dugout it means another drycleaning bill for his suit, but is Exeter's pitch really all it's cracked up to be?
Male Ling Ling moved to the centre in Pershore Road, Edgbaston, last July from Salzburg Zoo and has just come out of quarantine.
Lee, who led Singapore from 1959 to 1990, has been diagnosed with sensory peripheral neuropathy, a disease that affects nerves outside the central nervous system and undermines balance, Lee Wei Ling wrote in her weekly column in the Straits Times.
CAMBRIDGE United manager Martin Ling has far from given up on his side's chances of reaching the second round of the FA Cup.