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luff

1. Nautical the leading edge of a fore-and-aft sail
2. tackle consisting of a single and a double, block for use with rope having a large diameter
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As in that case, Luff 's barrister said his family are standing by him.
Going against the grain, the senior Peter Luff used a minimal amount of chemicals and focused on nourishing the ground to produce quality grass.
Luff currently leads Discovery Networks International's operations in Russia and North East Europe.
Luff, who was also involved in philanthropic causes, leaves wife Judith, son Gary and daughter sharon, from his first marriage.
His comments illustrated the way that Mr Cameron's announcement received support across the party, from self-styled 'pragmatically pro-EU' MPs such as Mr Luff, to more eurosceptic colleagues.
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Other programmes had secured thousands of highly skilled jobs around the UK, said Mr Luff.
And Mr Luff answered Mr Sheerman: "All my conversations with BIS are intelligent.
Taunton hit back once again though as a converted try from Luff put the scores level before a minute from the half-time break Yapp slotted over a penalty.
Local MP Peter Luff, who presented the award to staff at the Broadway store, called Rav Garcha's shop "an oasis of sanity in a world of lunacy".
It's hard to proceed with a land claim when you don't have a duly recognized chief and council," said Glenn Luff, spokesman for Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, Alberta regional office.
Wanderers narrowed the gap with a try from Alex Luff with Sneddon converting.