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coomb

, combe, coombe, comb
1. Chiefly Southern English a short valley or deep hollow, esp in chalk areas
2. Chiefly Northern English another name for a cirque
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Anthony Garstin has a wife, but her child is not of his blood, and the story finishes with his mother's dark prophecy: "But the time ull coom when ye'll regret this day, when ye eat oot yer repentance in doost an' ashes" (125).
Carp are feeding at Lliswerry Pond where Mark Coom banked a 22lb common and added a 6lb tench when he float-fished sweetcorn and local New City Anglers member Steve Cowhen had a great catch that included a 1.75lb roach, a 5lb tench and a 23.25lb carp all caught float fishing with sweetcorn on the hook.
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Punters were in The Top Of Coom, perched more than 1,000ft up on the Kerry-Cork border east of Kilgarvan, when the blaze ripped though the landmark boozer just after 9pm on Monday.
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Kotlarksky (information systems, Warwick Business School, UK) and Oshri (strategy and technology management, Rotterdam School of Management, the Netherlands) introduce the recent trend of Globally Distributed Component-Based Development methodologies (GD CBD) such as Enterprise JavaBeans, Microsoft COOM and CORBA.
Coom (1973); and a poem, 'Martyrology', by Mina Kennedy, published in The Blue Penny Quarterly (1990).None add anything of particular interest.
Amazed, she calls on her colleague to witness the miracle, which is also testified to by Mary's lactating breasts and the absence of the normal blood and fluids of birth: Zelomye: Coom nere, gode systyr Salome.
North Harbour chief executive Noel Coom said: ``A player of his quality and stature can only strengthen and positively add to our team.