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cropper

1. 
a. a cutting machine for removing the heads from castings and ingots
b. a guillotine for cutting lengths of bar or strip
2. a machine for shearing the nap from cloth
3. a variety of domestic pigeon with a puffed-out crop
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Keith Ivens, North Wales' Flood Risk Manager for NRW, confirmed they visited Miss Cropper and teams went to Rhyl on the Wednesday and Thursday, clearing debris and checking culverts.
Subs not used: Clarke, Welsh, Hugill, Kirkland MILTON KEYNES DONS: Cropper, Spence (Baker 77), McFadzean, Walsh, Lewington, Forster-Caskey (Williams 46), Potter, Bowditch, Carruthers, Murphy, Maynard (Revell 67).
Ms Cropper told her middle daughter Gordon flushed her phone down the toilet so she couldn't seek help.
When news of the explosions began filtering through Mr Cropper recalls: "My stomach was going a bit but we were so busy you didn't have time to think about it.
That is likely to improve Genesis' economic stability and secure the continued employment, pay, benefits and seniority of all affected staff, Cropper said.
A Perfect Duet: The Diary of Roy and Hayley Cropper is published by FBS Publishing Ltd, and is now available from bookstores and online in paperback and eBook.
Hayley Cropper (Julie Hesmondhalgh) and Roy Cropper (David Neilson) have been the perfect couple for 16 years
He and Peter Cropper are recording all the Beethoven Violin Sonatas.
Country: UKSector: Machinery/Engineering, Business and Consumer ServicesTarget: Mr Cropper LimitedBuyer: Vp plcType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Closed
Steve Cropper and The Animals play The Globe, Cardiff on February 12.
Corry Cropper is a remarkable observer of the unspoken subtext of this French heritage.
On July 15 Justice Minister Dara Nurredin Dara received from US Army Maj-Gen Jerry Cannon a symbolic key to the Camp Cropper prison complex during a Baghdad ceremony transferring the facility to Iraqi control.