Black Maria


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Black Maria

a police van for transporting prisoners
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A spokeswoman for Morris Leslie said: "It's a piece of Scottish history." The Black Maria will be offered for sale with no reserve at the firm's Errol Airfield base on August 17.
This Black Maria, however, wasn't the British police van that also got the same nickname, but a parking meter.
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"There were police everywhere, a Black Maria, and they stripped the place," the mum-of-two and grandmother-of-three said.
Two ancient pairs of handcuffs were held at central station - of a type now only seen on the Antiques Roadshow - and we had one "Black Maria" which was actually an old army ambulance painted dark blue and stationed at central on call-out.
The Black Maria, the third poetry collection by award-winning poet Aracelis Girmay, explores the concept of blackness through space and time.
A one-Y ayah is a verse of the Koran, renowned, A two-Y Ayyah in 1 Chronicles 7:28 is found, But I'll bet a Black Maria you never saw a three-Y ayyyah.
At her side, covering the trial for the New York Journal American, was Texas Guinan, Mae's friend and a frequent passenger in the police department's Black Maria herself.
Known as the Black Maria, the studio was built on a swivel base, so that it could rotate to follow the sun.