Woking


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Woking

(wō`kĭng), district (1991 pop. 84,000), Surrey, SE England. Woking is primarily a residential suburb of London. There are printing, rubber, and packing industries. Of interest is a mosque built in 1889, headquarters of the Muslim Society of Great Britain.

Woking

a town in SE England, in central Surrey: mainly residential. Pop.: 101 127 (2001)
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Why had Holmes remained at Woking? Why had he asked Miss Harrison to remain in the sick-room all day?
There I remained until evening, when I set off for Woking again, and found myself in the high-road outside Briarbrae just after sunset.
There was a church-clock down at Woking which struck the quarters, and I thought more than once that it had stopped.
"He made his way to Woking by the first train, and having examined his booty and assured himself that it really was of immense value, he had concealed it in what he thought was a very safe place, with the intention of taking it out again in a day or two, and carrying it to the French embassy, or wherever he thought that a long price was to be had.
Beware the threat of Woking's great Scott WOKING will be bringing one of the sharpest strikers in the National League to Prenton Park as they take on Tranmere this afternoon.
Vanarama Conference WOKING 1 CHESTER 0CHESTER FC boss Steve Burr was left fuming after his side slumped to their fifth defeat of the Conference season with a 1-0 loss at unbeaten Woking on Saturday.
"We did well against some of the bigger sides but maybe our Achilles heel is the games against, no disrespects to them, some of the lesser lights like Salisbury and Woking and that is a factor we need to look at.
Newport C Woking 1 0 COUNTY showed how they have perfected the art of winning football matches as they broke the hearts of Woking with a last gasp goal to leave the side from the Surrey stockbroker belt virtually consigned to another season in Blue Square South.
Blue Square South NEWPORT.................1 WOKING.....................0 COUNTY dealt possibly a mortal blow to Woking's play-offs hopes with a last-gasp goal at Spytty Park.
The Aggborough side they were outplayed for much of the game as a break for Woking winger Matt Pattison and a goal for Bradley Quamina put them to the sword.
That said, tonight's home side, Woking, won the competition the only time it was run in the previous six seasons, as the GLS Cup in 2005, and with nothing else to play for this season, they are the sort of team who will be taking it more seriously than most.
An injury crisis meant Woking boss Glenn Cockerill was reduced to a squad of 14 players for the game and he could not have asked anymore from his side as they took the lead twice in the first-half.