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old lady

a large noctuid moth, Mormo maura, that has drab patterned wings originally thought to resemble an elderly Victorian lady's shawl
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But she began stealing money from the accounts of two vulnerable old ladies with accounts at the branch, and in November last year an internal fraud investigation revealed a number of discrepancies.
The Government is interested in what the old ladies think because that is where they think they will get the negative response," said Giles Peel, director of policy at consulting body, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.
When Max Bialystock rings an apartment house doorbell, dozens of little old ladies come out the door and follow him like lemmings into Central Park.
But this year old ladies may not be feeding them because they have actually died from bird flu.
Old ladies would come up , touch the hem of my garment and then start crying.
There will be plenty of old ladies wearing purple but don't be surprised if there's also quite a few turning the air blue and the neighbours red in the face.
But contrast that with the story of another old lady on the front page of the ECHO (April 8): She, like many old ladies in this country, appears to live in a state of enforced siege.
A natural cartoonist and artist, Pindal has the skill to make anything come alive--from cars to cows to old ladies to young chicks.
Goodbye brittle old ladies, beautiful ones - Ride out against the horizon and the orange sun
I can't figure out why the candles are so important to all those old ladies, anyway.
I can just see Pete stamping the baked beans and directing little old ladies.
Shop owner Dave Casson said: "We had a few old ladies in and I knew straight away it wasn't going to be good for business.