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Paisley

(pāz`lē), town (1991 pop. 84,330), Renfrewshire, W Scotland, on the White Cart Water, a stream. It has a thriving textile industry and is an extremely large producer of thread. Other manufactures are boilers, chemicals, and soap; food is processed. Patterned Paisley shawls were famous in the 19th cent. Paisley Priory (1163), later an abbey, holds the tombs of several members of Scottish royalty. It was burned by the English in 1307. The present building dates from the 15th cent.

Paisley

 

a city in Scotland, Great Britain, situated on the Cart River, a tributary of the Clyde. Population, 95,000 (1971). An industrial center of the Clydeside conurbation, Paisley has food and condiment, chemical, and woodworking industries and a textile industry manufacturing cotton threads and other goods. There is also machine building, producing, among other items, equipment for the textile and food industries.

Paisley

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1. Bob. 1919--96, English footballer and manager
2. Rev. Ian (Richard Kyle). born 1926, Northern Ireland politician and Presbyterian minister; cofounder (1972) and leader of the Ulster Democratic Unionist Party

Paisley

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an industrial town in SW Scotland, the administrative centre of Renfrewshire: one of the world's chief centres for the manufacture of thread, linen, and gauze in the 19th century. Pop.: 74 170 (2001)

PAISley

An operational specification language from Bell Labs.

["An Operational Approach to Requirements Specification for Embedded Systems", P. Zave, IEEE Trans Soft Eng SE-8(3):250-269 (May 1982)].
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And Magennis, 19, reckons St Mirren's current rich vein of form, coupled with that heavy defeat for Csaba Laszlo's side, gives the Paisley Buddies the psychological edge for the title run-in.
Thomas McLennan Paisley Lest we forget It is vitally important that Paisley Buddies, young and old, be asked to events commemorating the centenary of the end of World War One.
Paisley Buddies and organisations have also made many friends and links with other towns and cities across the UK.
Yours truly and our assistant Brian Hamilton were more than keen to meet up with our old Paisley buddies for the seven-a-side tournament at Braehead Arena.
That will delight all you Paisley buddies but one Morton fan who phoned Off The Ball a year or so ago will be disappointed.
But neither happened as the Paisley Buddies ran out winners in Angus and Raith produced a desperate performance which saw them booed off the field at the final whistle.
Alastair runs Stewart's Scottish America on the high street of America's "Little Paisley", which was given the nickname because of the large number of Paisley buddies living in the town.
On a lighter note Paisley Buddies are hoping that Will Haining's stunning model wife, the lovely Michelle Marsh, does a streak on the Love Street pitch to distract Motherwell.
But I am leaving it to the players on the park to decide and if Saturday's game was anything to go by, the Paisley Buddies better start worrying and I will have to save up for a TV licence.
The jobs fair provides an ideal opportunity for Paisley buddies to meet employers who are recruiting staff, to find out more information about each company and the work they do.