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pride

1. a group (of lions)
2. the mettle of a horse; courage; spirit
3. Archaic sexual desire, esp in a female animal

Pride

Thomas. died 1658, English soldier on the Parliamentary side during the Civil War. He expelled members of the Long Parliament hostile to the army (Pride's Purge, 1648) and signed Charles I's death warrant
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They take pride of place in his dining room next to an American flag he was given by the military when his father, who served in Korea, died in 1999.
PRIDE OF PLACE: Josie Crawford, 64, looks at her giant marrow with granddaughter Charlotte, eight.
A CERTIFICATE proving a Leamington school's commitment to the arts is to take pride of place.
MERSEYSIDE'S "baby" Jag will take pride of place in a parade of classic cars.
Pride of place is a huge "est 1976" design across his chest, while there are others on his neck and down both arms.
Rachael Beadling, 16, has designed a banner to take pride of place in a town hall.
TWO historic working boats were due to sail into Crick today ready to take pride of place at the village's annual boat show.
And taking pride of place in the new premises was a Rolls-Royce which once belonged to Lenin, the father of the Russian revolution.
His piano took pride of place at the Hampstead home of his first wife Suzy Kendall.
PRIDE OF PLACE: Claire Throckmorton wIth King Edward VIII's abdication letter
Emma, who has a BA in art and design from Carlisle College of Art and a Masters degree in fine art and sculpture from Cardiff University, is no stranger to her artwork being on public display, as one of her creations has pride of place on the wall at the Wetherspoons pub in Whitley Bay.
THANKS to a new service from Contrado, you can give your favourite pictures pride of place - by making them into stylish bags, roller-blinds, diaries and notebooks.