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loach

any carplike freshwater cyprinoid fish of the family Cobitidae, of Eurasia and Africa, having a long narrow body with barbels around the mouth

Loach

Ken(neth). born 1936, British television and film director; his works for television include Cathy Come Home (1966) and his films include Kes (1970), Riff-Raff (1991), Bread and Roses (2000), and Ae Fond Kiss (2004)
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loach

[lōch]
(vertebrate zoology)
The common name for fishes composing the family Cobitidae; most are small and many are eel-shaped.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Very Rev Andrew Tremlett, dean of Durham, called the service a highlight of the Cathedral calendar and DMA secretary Alan Mardghum said: "We are delighted that Ken Loach, a great supporter of ours, will give this year's reading on behalf of the DMA."
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After a slow start to the second half Moors took a 58thminute lead when Loach made his first mistake of the afternoon spilling Osbourne's cross and Yussuf was on hand to tap home the opener.
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Addressing the Grand Theatre des Lumieres crowd in French, Loach said: "Thanks to the team, the writer (Paul Laverty), the producer (Rebecca O'Brien) and all the others.
Presenting his film earlier this month at the international film festival, Loach voiced hesitant support for the UK to remain in the EU, saying: "The EU, as it stands, is a neo-liberal project.
Now, thanks to Jennifer Loach, scholars and students have another well-written and nicely organized summary of the existing research about Tudor parliaments.
Loach won accolades for I, Daniel Blake's portrayal of austerity Britain.