Paisley

(redirected from Paisley Buddies)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

Paisley

(pāz`lē), town (1991 pop. 84,330), Renfrewshire, W Scotland, on the White Cart Water, a stream. It has a thriving textile industry and is an extremely large producer of thread. Other manufactures are boilers, chemicals, and soap; food is processed. Patterned Paisley shawls were famous in the 19th cent. Paisley Priory (1163), later an abbey, holds the tombs of several members of Scottish royalty. It was burned by the English in 1307. The present building dates from the 15th cent.

Paisley

 

a city in Scotland, Great Britain, situated on the Cart River, a tributary of the Clyde. Population, 95,000 (1971). An industrial center of the Clydeside conurbation, Paisley has food and condiment, chemical, and woodworking industries and a textile industry manufacturing cotton threads and other goods. There is also machine building, producing, among other items, equipment for the textile and food industries.

Paisley

1
1. Bob. 1919--96, English footballer and manager
2. Rev. Ian (Richard Kyle). born 1926, Northern Ireland politician and Presbyterian minister; cofounder (1972) and leader of the Ulster Democratic Unionist Party

Paisley

2
an industrial town in SW Scotland, the administrative centre of Renfrewshire: one of the world's chief centres for the manufacture of thread, linen, and gauze in the 19th century. Pop.: 74 170 (2001)

PAISley

An operational specification language from Bell Labs.

["An Operational Approach to Requirements Specification for Embedded Systems", P. Zave, IEEE Trans Soft Eng SE-8(3):250-269 (May 1982)].
References in periodicals archive ?
The jobs fair provides an ideal opportunity for Paisley buddies to meet employers who are recruiting staff, to find out more information about each company and the work they do.
PAISLEY buddies Speedway made a confident debut before a respectable crowd on the King Tut's stage on Saturday afternoon.
When the Paisley buddies found out that their town was going to be immortalised on film, they were distinctly unimpressed.
PAISLEY Buddies for Learning are making the world a better place for the one in five Scots who are unable to read this article because of low literacy skills.
CHRISTINE and Barry (Gary) from Manchester, your Paisley buddies would like to hear from you.
On these rolling hills with their wide views, the Paisley Buddies have been able to enjoy a breath of fresh air right on their doorstep.
We do have some authentic French staff, though, but we find that Paisley buddies and Motherwell comedians can do just as well - even without the accent.
Bar Bossa opened in September last year and its Mediterranean decor has proved a hit with Paisley buddies, desperate to escape the grim Scottish winter.
PAISLEY Buddies are getting more beautiful all the time, as Reid Kerr College adds a new two-year HND in Beauty Therapy to its list of courses available from August.