Galloon


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Galloon

 

a dense ribbon or braid of different colors manufactured from cotton thread or silk, often with a golden or silver thread or a tinsel. It is used for making rank designations on uniforms.

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The Great Galloon is built and manned by Captain Anstruther and his crew, who are able to fight off invading marauders whilst drinking tea and sweeping floors.
The state-of-the-art facility, which boasts six automated truck loading bays, two 15,000 galloon storage spheres and a complete fire/water safety system with numerous backups, is controlled with an Alpha-based system comprised of 200-megahertz personal computers and programmable logic controllers.
will consist of five embellished ensembles--a nautical, two florals, a paisley and an embroidered galloon in aretic white or buttercream which can layer in with the other four
It was the mispronunciation of the word galloon that gave the world the term ten-gallon hat.
Fr Fee said the parish of Agherlurcher was linked for ever to the parish of Galloon in Newtownbutler through the deaths of Peter, and his friends Danica O'Rourke, 17, Anita Swift, 16, and 21-year-old Jonathan McDonald.
Triumph's Amourette combo (it's a string, not sensible knickers) is called stretch - wait for it - jacquardtronic galloon lace, which basically means it's flexible and seethrough, just the way some men seem to like their women.
Sean Maurice Gilleece, 27, from Kinawley, Co Fermanagh, and John Francis Swift, 37, of Galloon Gardens, Newtownbutler, Co Fermanagh, were each jailed for 13 years.
Mr Justice McLaughlin adjourned the case to allow lawyers for Gilleece of Molly Road, Kinawley, and Connolly of Drumboghanagh Road, Newtownbutler, and Swift of Galloon Gardens, Newtownbutler, to prepare their pleas of mitigation.
Included is a 1500 galloon bleach tank, 3 hammerheads, all the necessary pool repair tools & equipment, and $4000.
Caption: The Healdsburg space has tanks that hold from 500 to 50,000 galloons.
These patterns are all stretch galloons, one featuring a strawberry effect a look that is produced by the jacquard bars executing a special lapping to create a surface covered in raised spots.
WASHINGTON, May 21 (KUNA) -- An oil spill near Santa Barbara, California, has released an estimated 105,000 galloons of oil into the ocean, NBC News reported on Wednesday citing the company's officials.