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Paisley

(pāz`lē), town (1991 pop. 84,330), Renfrewshire, W Scotland, on the White Cart Water, a stream. It has a thriving textile industry and is an extremely large producer of thread. Other manufactures are boilers, chemicals, and soap; food is processed. Patterned Paisley shawls were famous in the 19th cent. Paisley Priory (1163), later an abbey, holds the tombs of several members of Scottish royalty. It was burned by the English in 1307. The present building dates from the 15th cent.

Paisley

 

a city in Scotland, Great Britain, situated on the Cart River, a tributary of the Clyde. Population, 95,000 (1971). An industrial center of the Clydeside conurbation, Paisley has food and condiment, chemical, and woodworking industries and a textile industry manufacturing cotton threads and other goods. There is also machine building, producing, among other items, equipment for the textile and food industries.

Paisley

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1. Bob. 1919--96, English footballer and manager
2. Rev. Ian (Richard Kyle). born 1926, Northern Ireland politician and Presbyterian minister; cofounder (1972) and leader of the Ulster Democratic Unionist Party

Paisley

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an industrial town in SW Scotland, the administrative centre of Renfrewshire: one of the world's chief centres for the manufacture of thread, linen, and gauze in the 19th century. Pop.: 74 170 (2001)

PAISley

An operational specification language from Bell Labs.

["An Operational Approach to Requirements Specification for Embedded Systems", P. Zave, IEEE Trans Soft Eng SE-8(3):250-269 (May 1982)].
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As someone who faithfully served Dr Paisley for many decades I will make one final sacrifice by not responding and causing any further damage to his legacy beyond that which he has done himself.
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Bob Paisley took over from Bill Shankly as Liverpool FC manager in 1974.
While her husband was away with the team, Mrs Paisley was the matriarch in charge of the family.
Mr Paisley added: "She controlled what was going on and even controlled my dad when he was at home, she was a very organised lady.
Paisley has, however, faced criticism from within the church for his power-sharing deal with Sinn Fein.
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Asked in whose interest his removal from the party would have been, Dr Paisley says: "The people who took over.
Dr Paisley recalls a meeting soon afterwards in February 2008 with Mr Robinson, Nigel Dodds, Maurice Morrow and Mr Johnston.
Asked how she would characterise what Mr Robinson and the leadership are alleged to have done to her husband, Mrs Paisley fumes: "Well I think they assassinated him, and by their words and by their deeds, by the way they treated him and I think they treated him shamefully.