(n.) A small grommet, or a ring or loop of rope / metal for holding things in position, as spars, ropes, etc.; also a bracket, a pocket, or a handle made of rope.
(n.) A spade for digging turf.
(1) "This would require them to prove that YouView is dominant, which could be tricky, given the state of the market," said Becket McGrath, a partner at law firm Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge.
(2) This stunningly serious and passionate movie investigates the monks' spiritual trials, finding in them something equivalent to Thomas Becket or even Christ.
(3) In Becket he faced off against Burton's Thomas Becket, a saint in the making, and in The Lion in Winter he struggled against the increasing ambition and resentment of his sons and his wife, Eleanor Of Aquitaine, played by Hepburn.
(4) He went straight into another movie, Becket (directed by Peter Glenville , 1964), with Burton, and he elected to do Brecht's Baal on the London stage as it was the kind of rogue play no one else would touch.
(5) In later years, Runcie used to say he was probably the first Archbishop of Canterbury since Thomas à Becket to have been into battle.
(6) In a memorable exchange, Senator Angus King of Maine asked: “When a president of the United States in the Oval Office says something like ‘I hope’ or ‘I suggest’ or ‘would you,’ do you take that as a directive?” Comey replied: “Yes, it rings in my ear as kind of, ‘Will no one rid me of this meddlesome priest?’” – a reference to King Henry’s II’s kiss of death to Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Becket.
(7) He was nominated for Oscars for his performances in Peter Glenville's Becket in 1964, playing opposite Burton, and in Anthony Harvey's The Lion in Winter in 1968, with Katharine Hepburn.
(8) But O'Toole was now an international celebrity – there was another nomination for Becket (he and Burton were edged out by Rex Harrison in My Fair Lady).
(9) Both Burton and O'Toole won Oscar nominations for Becket but said they were drunk throughout most of the shooting.
(10) The Thomas a Becket gym, where Cooper trained for the Ali world title fight, was part of that heritage.
(11) He got off comparatively lightly, he considers, reflecting on the fate of Thomas Becket, murdered in the cathedral on 29 December 1170.
(12) Becket McGrath, a competition lawyer with Edwards, Angell, Palmer & Dodge, said: "The argument the Competition Commission have already concluded that News Corporation already has material influence over Sky is not legally robust.
(13) Eric Abetz: Coalition MPs will not be bound by plebiscite on marriage equality Read more For example, another “religious liberty” law firm, the Becket Fund , dominated by conservative Roman Catholics, successfully litigated the Hobby Lobby case, and has also represented clients at the European court of human rights.
(14) The NUT also cited Becket Keys Church school, planned for Brentwood, in Essex, on the site of a former school, Sawyers Hall College.
(15) The temporal analysis of ambivalence is based on an account given by two schizophrenic patients and the study of Samuel Becket's "The Nameless One".
(16) Those who saw him play leading roles on the screen from Lawrence in 1962, or through the role of Henry II in Becket, and The Lion in Winter, or through the dozens of films, will recognise a lifetime devoted to the artform of the camera.
(17) As the whole grisly session continued he developed a gesture which involved holding his hands together as if in prayer, while suddenly bending forwards, so he looked like Justin Welby's forerunner Thomas à Becket being hit by the first knight.
(18) Becket McGrath, a lawyer at Berwin Leighton Paisner, argues that the Competition Commission is unlikely to be radical but could use its announcement to trigger Ofcom to undertake a wider review of the TV ad market.
(19) According to Becket McGrath, a competition lawyer at Edwards, Angell, Palmer and Dodge, the CAT will look to make a decision on BSkyB's stay appeal "within a matter of weeks".
(20) Becket McGrath, a partner in EU and competition at law firm Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, said: "If followed by the full court, this opinion has serious implications for the Premier League and Sky.
(n.) A vessel for drawing up water from a well, or for catching, holding, or carrying water, sap, or other liquids.
(n.) A vessel (as a tub or scoop) for hoisting and conveying coal, ore, grain, etc.
(n.) One of the receptacles on the rim of a water wheel into which the water rushes, causing the wheel to revolve; also, a float of a paddle wheel.
(n.) The valved piston of a lifting pump.
(1) To be fair to lads who find themselves just a bus ride from Auschwitz, a visit to the camp is now considered by many tourists to be a Holocaust "bucket list item", up there with the Anne Frank museum, where Justin Bieber recently delivered this compliment : "Anne was a great girl.
(2) A single spin density gradient ultracentrifugation method in a swinging bucket rotor has been applied for the detection and isolation of low density lipoprotein (LDL) subfractions.
(3) Before you take out your bucket and spade, though, you might like to look at the sand sculpture festival (until 5 September; prices vary from day to day) for inspiration.
(4) So, they start to create these almost fictitious things they can sell, whether it’s a prime shelf [at the height a shopper is most likely to see] or a gondola end [the promotional buckets often found at the top of the aisle].
(5) In the Russian gallery, for example, the courageous Vadim Zakharov presents a pointed version of the Danaë myth in which an insouciant dictator (of whom it is hard not to think: Putin) sits on a high beam on a saddle, shelling nuts all day while gold coins rain down from a vast shower-head only to be hoisted in buckets by faceless thuggish men in suits.
(6) In the 1990s, when the Sun enjoyed unparalleled influence, its editor Kelvin Mackenzie could tell the prime minister John Major that he was about to pour "a large bucket of shit" over him.
(7) One by one, the rain having slowed, the men turn the bucket's plastic tap and douse their hands in the life-saving water.
(8) Here's one entry: 1995: The government is full of jack-booted thugs in bucket helmets.
(9) Patient expectations for independence, comfort, and cosmesis have been disappointed with traditional bucket designs.
(10) Leaving aside the fact that in the real world, after a lifetime of buckets, there’s a fair chance Andy would be missing a foot, what’s even more jarring is that KFC would actually try to use the fraught process of foster care to make even more money.
(11) They have buckets and trowels as they're going clamming, and Popeye leaves first, navigating the sand with a gratifyingly bandy gait.
(12) ‘Dysfunctional’ ABC management slammed Trevor Bormann, last year’s Walkley winner for Foreign Correspondent’s “Prisoner X” scoop, has dumped a bucket on ABC news management on the way out the door.
(13) Could they not, I wondered, stop pouring buckets of warm sympathy over their customers, and actually tell us what was happening?
(14) Through the searing summer heat, the Mexican immigrant to California’s Central Valley and his family endured a daily routine of collecting water in his pickup truck from an emergency communal tank, washing from buckets and struggling to keep their withering orchard alive while they waited for snow to return to the mountains and begin the cycle of replenishing the aquifer that provides water to almost all the homes in the region.
(15) Grey water is simply the water used in washing dishes, clothes and showering that is allowed to cool, then saved from going down the plug hole and redirected to the garden – either by bucket, or specially installed outlet pipes.
(16) Next, crush the fruit in a large plastic food-grade bucket.
(17) Hyacinth Bucket finagling her way into the company of mass murderers."
(18) Fire crews typically rely on helicopters scooping up 1,500-litre buckets of water from ponds and streams to put out flames.
(19) Serum samples are overlayered with a sodium chloride density gradient in a preparative ultracentrifuge tube and thin layers are removed at the top of the tube after successive centrifugations at different speeds in a swinging bucket rotor.
(20) As the NHS England chief executive, Simon Stevens, commented : “No one should pretend just combining two financially leaky buckets will magically create a watertight funding solution.” But the preoccupation with structure and funding omits a key piece of the integration puzzle: culture.