muggins


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muggins

1. a variation on the game of dominoes
2. a card game
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Paisley Sheriff Court heard Muggins, of Heron Place, Spateston, was accused of breaching terms of bail handed to him in January 2018.
I wish [very] much indeed I could say here that Peter, after lying at death's door for a day and a night, was eventually saved by a transfusion of [blood] from Muggins. But this is a true story and facts must be told.
While I was out in the war zone, she completed her satanic rituals in the utility room and muggins has now to venture forth into the north pasture and peg out a mountain of wet washing.
In 'The Christmas Story," local "Scrooge" Ben Weaver manages to have harmless bootlegger Sam Muggins thrown into jail on Christmas, but the good folks of Mayberry have a unique plan of their own.
Yet not long ago, a gossip magazine published a photograph of muggins doing exactly that.
The only realistic option is to stop wasting time looking for non-existent muggins and use the TV money to rebuild Goodison Park one side and one step at a time.
Only for muggins here to blurt out: "When do we get the tickets mummy?" Cue nervous laughter and another hour of feigned interest in the once in a lifetime opportunity to own Portuguese bricks and mortar.
The England keeper belted the ball, Beardsley killed it on his chest, turned, pushed muggins aside and embarked on a 50-yard run that was ended, if memory serves, with a common assault.
We used to laugh that Seamus would come down to the Smoke and collect his PS17 a week in cash while muggins here and the rest of the lads were paying tax and National Insurance on everything.
What's more, his explorations were largely limited to being driven around by a pair of carpet dealers for whom "it soon became clear [that this] was a shopping and business trip for the two of them at Muggins' expense."
"He may act the chirpy YorKshireman and can be a little quiet at times, but he is no muggins.
A LATE call-off forced muggins here into the hands of the Golf Doctor last week despite my fears that the patient was beyond saving.