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throstle

1. a poetic name for thrush esp the song thrush
2. a spinning machine for wool or cotton in which the fibres are twisted and wound continuously
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The Throstles Nest Hotel was praised for its location - with just a 20-minute walk to nearby Goodison Park.
This distinctive red and white miniature mare has |gone missing from East Throstles Nest Farm
Albion fans are no longer known as throstles however as the universal nickname 'the Baggies' has stuck, much to the throstle's annoyance.
I like staying in independent hotels and booked into The Throstles Nest Hotel, on Scotland Road, when I came up about three weeks ago - and I'm still there
The bungalow where I live was called the Throstles years ago.
The Throstles centre-half has earned himself a reputation for his strong character and his inability to take defeat well.
The Spartans bossed the opening half-hour at the Throstles Nest without finding the net.
Q I always thought West Brom's nickname was The Baggies but a crossword answer gave it as The Throstles.
Dear Editor, - The AGM of the Old Throstles Association for former pupils of West Bromwich Grammar School and Menzies High School was held recently.
Kevin McMullen is the owner of The Throstles Nest Hotel, and better-known adjoining pub, which is riding high in the Trip Advisor ratings - listed as the city's ninth best hotel out of 99.
Albion have hosted five of the current top ten in the Championship and have not beaten any of those teams, with Newcastle and QPR earning draws and Cardiff, Swansea and Crystal Palace all toppling the Throstles.
This time I am convinced he will get the Throstles flying again.