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weathercock

a weather vane in the form of a cock

weathercock

A Weathervane in the shape of a rooster.
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With the St Gwyddelan's weathercock are Mervyn Foulkes, Mrs Awel Davies, Rev Terrence Bryan, Delyth Headley and Len Gethin
The 8 ft-cross was replaced yesterday with an exact copy and at the same time the newly-gilded original weathercock was returned to the steeple.
MARK PITMAN hasn't been slow in finding his feet after taking over his from his mother at the historic Weathercock House stables.
she was here once before / this time a friend comes too, a weathercock the manchild at the comer piano, coppery as a tobacco leaf, pulling sweetness out of it, like taffy / his voice too lyrics he's written himself / his brown luster glance / the pull between her legs, flowing out concentric circles, a stone dropped in a lake .
Field also wrote two comedies, A Woman Is a Weathercock (1612) and Amends for Ladies (1618), and he collaborated with Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher and with Philip Massinger on other plays.
This vision gave way to another which time had made clearer, and he saw before him the red-tiled roof of the infants' school where proudly perched the golden weathercock with arrogant head, flamboyant tail.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT WE'VE had some scorching weather this week, which is nice as Weathercock House is very much a yard fond of staff barbecues.
Warren Greatrex is nearing the end of his first season in charge of Weathercock House and he capped a successful year with his first winner at Ascot as Hellfire Club landed the Colts & Fillies Club Maiden Hurdle.
But churchgoers are delighted to see the gilded weathercock finally back in place on top of the church, 150 feet above the ground.
Llewellyn spent 18 successful years associated with Twiston-Davies - including Grand National success on Earth Summit in 1998 - before taking out a licence of his own to train at Weathercock House, previously the yard of Mark Pitman.
So Carl Llewellyn, who only took over from Mark Pitman at Weathercock House two weeks ago, had to pinch himself after he got up in the last stride to land the Gala Casinos Daily Record-sponsored showpiece at Ayr.
The Pembrokeshire-born rider takes over Mark Pitman's Weathercock House stables in Lambourn as he starts on a new career out of the saddle.