pikestaff


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the staff of a pike

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But for now they are hooked on their own pikestaff. A surreal touch on the sidelines of the Hamburg G20 was Trump's claim, after meeting British premier May, that a US-UK trade deal would be "signed soon." Anybody at all familiar with the Brexit business knows that Britain cannot independently conclude trade deals with any third country until it finally leaves the EU.
To me it is as plain as a pikestaff that those shenanigans are more in tune with the manifesto of the fascist black shirts.
There was a pikestaff link between hostility to immigration and support for the Leave campaign, the so-called Brexit vote.
The presidential pardon granted plunder convict Joseph "Erap" Estrada was as plain as a pikestaff: " he is hereby restored to his civil and political rights." Who needs to have that interpreted?
"It's as plain as a pikestaff he was the one who notified the customers, named the price and received the money."
United States, (88) the Court reverted to the Robinson approach and rejected a facial attack on a federal statute that prohibited extracting confessions by force because it was "plain as a pikestaff" that the confessions at issue were inadmissible evidence.
"I may not be able to see but it was plain as a pikestaff to them that I was blind and no threat to anyone.
Recorder Nicholls said: "It must have been as plain as a pikestaff being able to do all of these things on the golf course that you were in no way entitled to the highest level of disability living allowance." Darren Whitehead, defending, said Davies had received a "revolutionary" drug in 2005 which helped ease his symptoms.
it is as plain as a pikestaff to any rational person that so & so & so on & so" To all of which, Mrs.
The Dowager Countess of Grantham thinks Miss Swire is plain as a pikestaff, and Carson the butler can't find her in Burke's Peerage.
However, not only is the eastern boundary of East Many Wells Farm only 20 yards from the mouth of the spring, but the property is largely situate upland of Trooper's Farm (12, 94), and, as Taggart puts it, '[i]t would have been plain as a pikestaff (to anyone who had inspected the property) that the water gushing from the Spring came from underneath the upland farm' (93).
Mr Morgan said it was "plain as a pikestaff" that work and pensions matters were not an issue for the Assembly Government but for the Westminster Parliament.
We find argument embellished as being "plain as a pikestaff," (4) as if the armaments of foot soldiers remain the cultural standard.
Now that is plain as a pikestaff, Campbell's name therefore should have been in the first set of notes.
While on the subject of alliterative plosives, do you ever describe anyone or anyone as plain as a pikestaff? If so, do you actually know what a pikestaff was?