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melton

[′mel·tən]
(textiles)
A fabric with all-wool or cotton warp and woolen weft; the face is napped carefully to raise the nap straight up, showing the weave clearly. Also known as beaver cloth; kersey.
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The new status means only pork pies made in the traditional manner and in and around Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire will be allowed to use the town's name.
We were able to flip the cell from one state into another, what one of the younger students in my lab calls an extreme makeover," Melton said last week.
The Mondeo was travelling towards Leicester and was about one mile from Melton Mowbray town centre when the crash happened at 1.
The lorry driver, a 48-year-old man from Melton Mowbray, was arrested in connection with the incident but was later released without further action.
The lorry driver, a 48-year-old man from Melton Mowbray, has been arrested in connection with the incident.
The official status means only producers making pork pies using a traditional recipe and in the vicinity of the Leicestershire town of Melton Mowbray will have the right to use the lofty title.
Melton emphasizes that he is not taking sides in the dispute between the African Americans who stayed in the ME Church and those who left.
A hamper of fine foods from Melton Mowbray includes an extra large Dickinson & Morris pork pie, a Melton hunt cake, apple chutney, blue stilton cheese, a bottle of Belvoir elderflower presse, a bottle of Melton red beer plus a family annual membership to English Heritage and a foldaway picnic rug.
And still unresolved is the issue of Melton traveling with two armed bodyguards, and why TSA could produce no evidence of their being trained and certified to carry weapons on planes.
Melton is a 20-year procurement professional whose career includes management positions with Fortune 100 companies across multiple industries.
Melton takes pictures and gathers enough information on the potential seller as a way to ensure that the material has not been obtained illegally.
Melton reported at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.