Orcadian


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Orcadian

a native or inhabitant of Orkney
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The notes comprise an introduction to the series, a historical overview of Orcadian music and dance, and an account of Kennedy's visit to the islands.
Hugh Marwick's views on Norn and the modern Orcadian dialects
Yesterday's game was also being recorded for posterity by Orcadian Walter Haywood, whose personal mission is to photograph and film all of Britain's traditional ball games, from Ashbourne in Derbyshire to Ancrum in Scotland.
Orcadian was another favourite from Newmarket, but there were ominous signs when this character horse did not want to go to the start and after challenging winner Papini early in the straight, he soon faded.
James Eustace believes a hike the weights is the main obstacle facing Orcadian in the ladbrokes.
He then showed great tenacity to master Orcadian by five lengths.
Cherry Mix and Orcadian took the field along at a reasonable pace in the early exchanges, which enabled six of the depleted seven-runner field to hold live chances three furlongs from home.
During his final Arctic expedition of 1853-54, the Orcadian Dr John Rae discovered the strait between Boothia and King William Island that now bears his name.
The news was carried by the online edition of UK newspaper The Orcadian.
The novel recaps Brown's continuing preoccupations as expressed in his weekly columns in the Orkney Herald in the 1940s and 1950s and the Orcadian in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, and in nearly two dozen volumes of poetry, ten collections of short stories, and a handful of novels.