Usk


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Usk,

river, c.60 mi (100 km) long, rising in the Black Mts., S Wales and flowing generally SE to Bristol Channel near Newport. The upper Usk is noted for its beauty and its excellent fishing. It is the river associated with the legend of King Arthur.

Usk

a river in SE Wales, flowing southeast and south to the Bristol Channel. Length: 113 km (70 miles)
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As a result Usk and Sudbrook slip to fourth and fifth respectively, with Abergavenny, who were four-wicket winners at Brecon, now second on net run rate from Pentyrch.
Initially operating from the farm workshop, the business later moved to Usk and developed a small industrial estate where it manufactured farm buildings.
"Gareth had never been in that section of the River Usk before but he was excited about coming to Wales.
The acquisition of USK is conditional on a decision by the Stockholm City Council.
Recent graduates from Usk Valley include Falmouth Stakes heroine Rajeem, US Grade 2 winner Spice Route, Dubai Group 3 winner Gower Song, and Group 3 winner Welsh Diva, who raced in the stud's colours and is now is part of the broodmare band.
By preventing seed production they aim to eradicate the plant from the Usk in five to 10 years.
The losers complained to The Cricketer magazine which threw Usk out of the Wadsworth 6X Village Cricket Championship.
The Cornish side of Werrington argued that Usk was a town complete with a town council, a mayor, a charter and a sign welcoming visitors to the "historic town".
The theory that Thomas Usk, author of The Testament of Love, borrowed material from the C-text of Piers Plowman (notably the allegorical Tree of Charity from passus XVIII) has remained unexamined and unchallenged for too long.
THE Wye and Usk Foundation presents a bottle of champagne to the captor of the first salmon of the season from the River Usk, and this year it goes to Peter Austin, who caught his fish from the Isca AC water at Newbridge-on-Usk.