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postern

1. a back door or gate, esp one that is for private use
2. situated at the rear or the side

postern

postern, 2
1. A minor, often inconspicuous, entry.
2. A small door near a larger one.
3. Any small door or gate, esp. one far from the main gate in a fortified place.
4. Same as sally port.
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In series two - written and starring David Walliams - Miss Postern (Catherine Tate) kicks things off with a careers workshop.
The relationship of Miss Postern and Mr Church (Walliams) has taken a downward turn following the school trip to France at the end of the first series and Mr Gunn is now teaching geography.
Entrance to the khan is through a small postern cut in the nail-studded main gate.
In the final episode, Miss Postern puts all her energy into organising a school trip to France, and so it doesn't take long for Mr Church to register his interest.
In 1607, racing took place on a frozen River Ouse, between Micklegate Tower and Skeldergate Postern, while the first details of a proper meeting took place in 1709 at Clifton Ings.
So many people turned out to assist the search effort that by mid-afternoon police had asked for no one else to come to the Postern Hill campsite, on main A346 Salisbury to Marlborough road, to help.
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The same paranormal crew that investigated Quarters 1 also gathered data from the Casemate's embrasures, or gun-wells, and the Postern Gate area.
0406:07:009:001 unfortunately does not show interior details for most of the old works, with the exception of the somewhat oversized triple-bent-axis postern gate in the north wall (Port.
This study details the excavation and aspects of the medieval postern gate found at the junction of Tower Hill's defensive wall and the moat of the Tower of London, constructed between 1297 and 1308 and found in 1979.
Klein eine Ubersicht uber "Effekte von Mistelextrakten auf immunkompetente Zellen in vitro und in vivo", wahrend in Kurzreferaten und Postern Apoptose, Zytotoxizitat und Proliferation und Ausschluss einer Tumourstimulation durch Mistelextrakte thematisiert werden.