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Nautical the forestay that braces the mainmast
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According to PBA.ph, also joining the workouts were former national team mainstays Asi Taulava, Sonny Thoss, and Dondon Hontiveros, together with new faces like Terrence Romeo, JC Intal, Aldrech Ramos, Matt Ganuelas-Rosser, and Gilas cadet Troy Rosario.
Peter Whittingham and goalkeeper David Marshall are among the mainstays of the Cardiff City team, says Malky Mackay
But he praised what he dubbed the 'mainstays' of the Cardiff City group for ensuring the capital city club continued to set the pace during what have been testing times.
THESE mainstays of the spring garden come in all shapes and sizes which prove perfect in pots, brighten up the front of borders and look stunning in rockeries.
A FORMER pitman described as one of the "mainstays of wartime football" at Newcastle United has died.
A FORMER pitman man described as one of the "mainstays of wartime football" at Newcastle United has died.
The advent of all these new venues joining our mainstays makes us an entertainment center again, but in a way that's totally consistent with the neighborhood."
Nearby was pair of workhorses, two elegant steel forms akin to the titular workshop mainstays. That one of these stands on its four legs while the other has apparently toppled over doesn't undercut either the sturdiness of their construction or their sleek surfaces' reference to Minimalist sculpture.