throstle


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Synonyms for throstle

a spinning machine formerly used to twist and wind fibers of cotton or wool continuously

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common Old World thrush noted for its song

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Mrs Ali was found with multiple stab wounds in an upstairs bedroom at her house in Throstle Grove.
The match, played before a crowd of 690 at Farsley Celtic's Throstle Nest Stadium, saw Athletic go ahead through Callum Robinson after 66 minutes.
There's even a throstle perched on top of the ball, which bosses at The Hawthorns could look to add to their collection of Baggies memorabilia when it goes under the hammer next month.
FC HALIFAX TOWN will be back in action tomorrow night as they travel to Throstle Nest to take on AFC Farsley and will be looking to build on a 2-0 win over Blue Square Premier outfit Stockport County at The Shay.
I looked in my bird books but thought it was either a throstle or something I did not know.
BLYTH Spartans' worst performance of the season so far saw the Northumbrians well beaten by Farsley Celtic at the Throstle Nest yesterday.
He is accused of stabbing to death Sana Ali, 17 at her home in Throstle Grove, Bury, Greater Manchester, on May 11.
And reflecting on August's 4-2 reverse at the Throstle Nest, Gray said: "It was disappointing.
He took evidence from children, but apart from reporting that the overseer had been too severe and that the children needed some time off work to learn to read and write, he concluded that their complaints were "frivolous" and that the food that the children from the poorhouses were given in their lodgings in Throstle Nest was "wholesome and extremely palatable" and that the girls' "Sunday wardrobe" was "superior to the dress of others in their situation in the village".
By 1930 he lived in Throstle Grove in Middleton, Leeds, but often worked away from home.
Mrs Ali was found with serious stab wounds in an upstairs bedroom at her house in Throstle Grove last Friday.
Carnegie, based at the Throstle Nest ground of Farsley AFC, just missed out on promotion from the First Division last season, while Emley finished eighth.
By 1930, and certainly until 1936 or later, he lived in Throstle Grove (now demolished) in Middleton, Leeds, but often worked away from home.
Her body was found in an upstairs bedroom of the house in Throstle Grove.
Now Steve Carragher's men have been paired against the Yorkshiremen in the UniBond League Challenge Cup semifinals with the tie at Farsley's Throstle Nest ground, near Leeds, being staged on Saturday, March 11.