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Barmy

 

a valuable shoulder garment decorated with religious drawings. Prince Ivan Kalita of Moscow was the first to have them in Russia (14th century). They were worn by Byzantine emperors and Russian princes (and by tsars from the middle of the 16th to the beginning of the 18th century) during coronations and ceremonial outings.

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IT has already been dubbed the barmiest cycle lane in the Midlands.
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Yesterday the decision came under fire from former council leader Dave Walsh, who described the move as "the barmiest for a long time".
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Yet Kerr is backing one of the SNP's barmiest policies.
THERE should be a competition between the EU and the Health and Safety Executive to see who can come up with the barmiest rules.
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And this particular decision ( which, interestingly, only surfaced after the council's ruling coalition had its group meeting ( is probably the barmiest for a long time.