flanker


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flanker

1. A dependency or a service wing on a side of a building.
2. From a recess in the side of a medieval bastion, a gun emplacement that commanded the ramparts.
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There was more urgency in the home play after the break and, from a close-range line-out, it took a great turnover from flanker Lewis Ellis-Jones to stop a score.
England then set about building a record 18-Test winning streak, Robshaw proving pivotal to a new-look back-row and having shifted to blindside flanker.
The letters H, K, S, C, and U served as flankers. The flanker U, as a neutral letter in the stimulus combination UUHUU, activated neither the F nor the J key response.
Flanker Ben Avent then barged his way over for a try before opposite flanker Tom Morris added a third to put Hinckley 19-6 ahead.
The linguistic version of the flanker task in different language pairs was designed with letters from the two languages (L1 and L2) known to each participant (Hindi-English and Telugu-English).
Corning right off the successful launch of Dot Marc Jacobs, we are now launching the flanker (under a different name) Honey Marc Jacobs.
Flanker Thierry Dusautoir will skipper the side as Les Bleus look to bounce back from their shock 23-18 defeat in Rome.
Riley said that OSU coaches had the return of Rodgers in mind when they decided last month to play Cooks at the flanker position.
Wrexham flanker Keir Harding replied with a try for the home side while fly-half Roger Chadwick added the goal kicks.
Former Gloucester lock Mark Cornwell leads the side and will oversee the development of a handful of Kingsholm loan signings which include full-back Jon Goodridge, flanker Dan Tuohy and former Bees prop Terry Sigley.
New arrivals for the season are Northampton wing John Rudd, North Harbour flanker Brent Wilson, Rotherham prop Jon Golding and Otley lock Jason Oakes, while 10 of last year's senior academy crop are promoted to the full first-team ranks.
IN: Leo Cullen (lock, Leinster), Ian Humphreys (fly-half, Belfast Harlequins), Shane Jennings (flanker, Leinster), Alex Moreno (prop, Brive), Ian Nimmo (lock, Heriot's).