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motte

History a natural or man-made mound on which a castle was erected

motte

In medieval times, a high, defensive mound of earth surmounted by a timber stockade and tower, and surrounded by a ditch.
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"Despite the adoration" Mott has received from proponents of women's rights, she "does not fit easily into histories of nineteenth-century feminism," Faulkner insists.
Police call centre workers and officers failed to grasp the seriousness of the injunction - a non-molestation order - and Mrs Mott's complaint was treated as a case of "adults quarrelling over divorce proceedings'', the watchdog said.
The nurse, 35, was killed at her Southport home before Mott tried to cover his tracks by faking the crash.
D Wayne Lukas is the only trainer to have won more prize-money at the Breeders' Cup than Mott, who stands fourth overall in total career earnings in North America and ninth in career victories with more than 4,000.
One month later, the two companies were called back to the negotiating table due to the "need for an urgent preparation of the plan" and Mott McDonald won the direct bidding.
MMPL, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mott MacDonald, UK, provides engineering, management and development consultancy services in sectors like Infrastructure, Power, Oil & Gas, and Pharmaceuticals.
Mott said the course aims to explore a public policy issue, not to advocate for one side.
"It is part of Test cricket that you have to bowl when you're not 100 per cent but the effect [of forcing others to compensate for an injured bowler] is felt two or three Tests later because you've overworked the bowlers left out there," Mott said.
Judge Henry Globe QC, said Mott would be jailed for life when he is sentenced today.
Papa's Pizza in Springfield will donate 50 percent of all proceeds on Monday to a medical fund for the Mott family's triplets.
The distinct advantage of Mott metal over other materials includes uniform and high-precision porosity, strength, durability, corrosion resistance, tolerance to high temperatures and pressure, and cleanability.
Under the agreement, Mott MacDonald will provide multidisciplinary engineering design and technical support services for the oil and gas surface facilities expansion and operational activities at OXY's concessions presently in Blocks 9 and 27 of Safah, Wadi Latham and Khamila.