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A decorative cresting at the top of a Gothic screen, panel, parapet, or cornice, generally in the form of openwork of a stylized floral design.
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Brandish Cup, third round (to be played on Tuesday,6.
Brandish, 42, carried out the thefts last year at Towse Court supported living home in Goring-on-Thames, Oxon, a court heard.
A Brandish spokesman said: "We're thrilled to have Coventry Copsewood on board.
Didn't he brandish the invisible card in the Goodison derby when he felt he should have had a foul and led to him receiving his first yellow card?
The jury took five days to reject the prosecution case that Spencer was ready to sell undercover officers a consignment of drugs, with Mr Brandish acting as his agent.
Mr Colman Treacy QC, prosecuting, told Birmingham Crown Court: "In the autumn of 1997 police in the Nuneaton area set up an undercover operation, the purpose of which was to monitor the activities of Spencer and Brandish and secondly, later on, an operation to infiltrate, get inside, the drugs organisation.
Businessman David Brandish and his wife Maureen Brandish described their terrifying ordeal at the hands of three men who threatened to shoot them.
Businessman David Brandish and his wife Maureen described their terrifying ordeal at the hands of three men who threatened to shoot them.
Mr Brandish, aged 62, said: "All I could think was death.
Company boss David Brandish, a former West Midlands ambulance driver, was today left counting the cost of the attack.
Sheila has been based in the parts division at W Brandish and Sons, in Raglan Street, Hillfields.
SHOCKED David and Maureen Brandish thought they were in hot water when a Severn Trent bill for nearly pounds 16,000 dropped through their door.