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nobble

To shape stone roughly, usually at the quarry.
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The fish were feeding on brown buzzer fly, although an Orange Dog Nobbler accounted for an 8lb rainbow to Bill Murphy of Ladbroke, Warks.
asked Nobbler, who knew a thing or two about giving horses a pick-me-up.
Hoppers and Damsels effective in better conditions, Dog Nobblers the most successful lure pattern.
Opening day saw Bill Murphy from Ladbroke take the heaviest fish, his olive Nobbler tempting an 8lb rainbow from Saddle Bank.
Another Nobbler, Risca's Jeff Parfitt, filled second place with 19lb and Newport angler Martyn Truman was third with 15lb.
Cwmbran Angling Nobblers member Neil Morgan has qualified for the Larford Classic Final after catching 105lb of carp and finishing third in this month's qualifying match at Worcestershire's Larford Fishery.
In 1950, having been attacked by nobblers in his box two days before, he would have finished second had a blunder at the final flight not knocked him back to fourth place; and in 1951 he was still just in front but tiring when he fell at the last.
CHELTENHAM'S top brass last night condemned as "distasteful" a sick internet game that invites would-be nobblers to prevent Kauto Star from winning the Cheltenham Gold Cup - by shooting him in the neck with a dart, writes David Yates.
The conditions called for traditional early spring tactics, with lures such as boobies and dog nobblers fished on fast-sinking lines doing the damage.
WHITE Springs hosted the second round of the South Wales Summer League and the five man Milo team won the day with 10 penalty points followed by Frenzee with 12 and Cwmbran Angling Nobblers with 14.
Nonsensical phrases take a life of their own including the local events announcements, including - ``There'll be finger bogling and massed goat pandering at the Royal Nobblers Institute'' and ``An exhibition of gnome clenching in the corset department of Sparkshaw and Towser''.
HOME Secretary David Blunkett today waged war on Liverpool jury nobblers.