pepper-pot


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pepper-pot

A small turret having a peaked conical roof.
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Dr Chris Upton is re-enacting the Battle of Waterloo with a pepper-pot, a coffee cup and a map of Belgium at Newman College of Higher education in Birmingham.
Billing used his now famous pepper-pot feeder, trickling maggots into the swim continuously, alternating each cast between red and bronze maggot, then a caster.
"Rather than carrying out pepper-pot demolition, we want to create huge open spaces by taking away clusters of empty houses.
It's easy to grow and can be planted straight in the ground for some delight in the summer and beyond with its distinctive pepper-pot seedheads.
She told me I looked like a pepper-pot. I said: "I'll take that as a condiment."
But it is a sure thing that Arsenal were mighty relieved to be only one goal down at the interval and well after it, with Seaman having to make a series of alert stops - amid a pepper-pot of fierce drives that flashed just wide of his goal.
If you're growing the opium poppy, Papaver somnifera, leave the large pepper-pot seed heads for winter decoration.
Mr Blake, of Cardiff, was paid pounds 40,000 for playing a Tombliboo, one of three "Tumbly pepper-pot toys whose trousers tend to fall down at unexpected times", according to the show's website.
The car is beige, registration number B231 PDY, with "pepper-pot" alloy wheels and big- bore exhaust.
Mr Blake plays a Tombliboo in the show, a character which is one of three "tumbly, pepper-pot toys - Unn, Ooo and Eee", whose "trousers tend to fall down at unexpected times," according to the show's website.
I would like to plant a patch of dry soil with opium poppies that produce large pepper-pot seed heads that I can harvest when dry for making Christmas decorations.
During the two-and-a-half year hunt for mother-of-two Arlene, 33, police have been anxious to trace a B-registered beige Ford Fiesta car with distinctive pepper-pot alloy wheels.