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scruff

[skrəf]
(metallurgy)
A mixture of tin oxide and iron-tin alloy formed as dross on a molten tin-coating bath.
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It kind of felt like they were waiting for someone to break free rather than grab it by the scruff of the neck ourselves.
Launched in 2010, Scruff has seen tremendous global expansion throughout the gay community.
He got geared up to go until owner Phil Butler decided Scruff had had enough and the plucky pooch was brought back on to the relative firmness of the sand.
Natalie added: "Dad was loved by everyone, though I am still amazed at the number of people that don't know him by any other name but Scruff.
Scruff is said to be the ''dad of the bunch, another cross breed with a wonderful personality he is a lovely boy but can be nervous in new situations so needs a new owner who can help build his confi-dence.
In fairness to Carberry, Cool Quest's cause was visibly harmed by interference and the case was nothing like as gruesome as that involving the Gordon Elliott-trained hotpot Martin Scruff.
Now Derek Hamilton, his wife Sherile and their children Chelsea, six, and Shannon, two, have launched a legal bid to recover Scruff.
It's a few weeks away yet but we hear tickets for Mr Scruff at the Stiff Kitten are shifting quick style - might be worth snapping them up if you plan on heading.
Rescued from a shelter in Newcastle and trained by police, Mickey will operate in Sunderland where he will partner fellow police pooch Scruff.
Although airdrawndagger doesn't grab you by the scruff of the neck immediately, it's a real grower and sees Sasha experiment with funky break beats as well as an enormous cinematic sound, reminiscent of Vangelis.
The Teessiders took the game by the scruff of the neck, dominating the first half and scoring two well deserved goals.
MY sadly deluded award this week goes to you, Kylie, if you think you're ever going to tame your Essex bit of scruff James Gooding.