(v. i.) To ease the body by stool; to go to stool.
(1) He has clamped down on political dissent, and where he has attempted to solve economic problems, he has been at best cack-handed.
(2) In a strong reaction to the Guardian's disclosure that George Osborne, Ed Balls and Danny Alexander are planning to say that an independent Scotland could not keep the pound, the SNP said the three were guilty of "cack-handed panicky" tactics.
(3) But even at the climax, he's reduced to bashing cack-handedly at the atomic bomb casing with a gold brick, trying in vain to stop the countdown, only for a CIA man to step in at the last minute and calmly flick the "off" switch.
(4) Mr Osborne has his own gaming habit, but in his case the game is to political rather than financial ends – and he is more cack-handed about it than any top banker.
(5) But there’s a feebleness and a lack of robustness about the Beeb – and obviously cack-handedness – that has allowed it to be in this position of people going: ‘Ooh, the BBC, it’s a big worry’.
(6) Another reason British television has felt so disarmed, confused as to what it's for or where it should be going, is because of the consistent, cack-handed, interference from politicians, goaded by the press, and the rather supine and scared way the broadcasting executives have failed to fight back, too scared to face the rebuke of the press headlines.
(7) As a demonstration of the cack-handed and unhelpful approach to psychological assessment those in the media seem to regularly adopt, let's assess Piers Morgan.
(8) They insist that she made Britain great again, even as they attempt, so cack-handedly, to manage serious economic failure.
(9) Trouble is that it was such a low dose and so cack-handedly presented that most of the public didn't recognise it as a stimulus at all.
(10) And the prospect of sickly, overworked adolescents hoiking up their nightshirt and lunging for a bedpan with the words, "I need a cack."
(11) It's so easy to forget how brilliant this dude is, and to conflate him with the 10 billion cack-handed music parodists that clog up YouTube these days.
(12) Rights groups said Nivat's expulsion was the latest cack-handed move by the Kremlin, which stands accused of failing to properly investigate the killings of crusading Russian journalists, including Anna Politkovskaya, shot dead in Moscow in 2006, and of using KGB tactics against reporters who displease those in power.
(13) The cack-handed attempt at electoral reform, which offered only the flawed alternative vote system , turned out to be a Liberal Democrat own goal.
(14) But some of those MPs did not like the then defence secretary's handling of the crisis, any more than they did his cack-handed defence review.
(15) Hunt took over a department damaged by cack-handed reforms of his predecessor, which antagonised doctors and nurses while proving a political disaster for his party.
(16) He rarely gets the chance to be a truly hands-on father and becomes very aware of his own ineptitude; a man’s cack-handedness with nappies is an enduring gag.
(17) In practice, the goal was probably unobtainable – though the naive, cack-handed and inconsistent execution made matters worse.
(18) However, you did not have to take any job you were offered or sign on for any cack-handed advice or sham education scheme.
(19) They know this is a rather cack-handed panicky campaign manoeuvre.
(20) The issue is not going away and the Sunday Times story may reflect a cack-handed attempt by some within the British security apparatus to try to take control of the narrative.
(n.) Same as Casque.
(n.) A barrel-shaped vessel made of staves headings, and hoops, usually fitted together so as to hold liquids. It may be larger or smaller than a barrel.
(n.) The quantity contained in a cask.
(n.) A casket; a small box for jewels.
(v. t.) To put into a cask.
(1) Having effectively achieved its goal to promote cask ale as “real” ale (more than 11,000 real ales are now brewed in the UK ), the 45-year-old organisation has been enduring an identity crisis, and is looking to its members for a solution .
(2) Cynics will tell you Camra’s membership know all about identity crises – once the rebels of the 1970s, they’re now mostly older dads and grandads – purists upholding Camra’s “cask only” creed as sacred.
(3) In the 1940s as it was in the 1840s, as it had been ever since the Mayflower arrived at Plymouth laden with emboldening casks of wine and beer.
(4) Swing by its tasting room and you can try Burnley Bastard Mild brewed by Real Cask, or Nonsensical – an IPA from Brewery Creek.
(5) The John Hewitt also serves Punk IPA and one cask beer - on this visit Shepherd Neame’s Early Bird.
(6) Eight cask pumps showcase Leeds beers (try the pale or the dark mild, Midnight Bell) and four guests, with keg lines, such as a craft lager from York micro Hop Studio, adding interest.
(7) Maltings' seven cask ales include permanent Black Sheep, regular staples such as York Brewery's Guzzler and beers from newer, smaller breweries, such as Coxhoe's Sonnet 43 and Morpeth's Anarchy.
(8) We pay €5 each and fall into the 7 Estrellas bar (Travesa Alexandre Herculano, opposite the meat market), where small tumblers of excellent wine from the cask are 30 cents a throw.
(9) Across eight cask pumps, seven keg lines and three hand-pulled ciders, the Rook runs the gamut from exotic European imports (Opat's self-explanatory orange and mandarin Czech pils) to beers from lesser-spotted UK micros, such as Grafters and Jurassic Brewhouse.
(10) But now, thanks to current methods of brewing lagers, pale ales, porters and the like, “good” doesn’t necessarily mean “cask”.
(11) When a cask is full – each can take 22 fuel assemblies – a second crane hoists it from the pool and places it on a trailer.
(12) Cloudwater co-founder Paul Jones describes the organisation as a “force for good, but yesterday’s force for good”, while Thornbridge’s head brewer, Rob Lovatt, suggests Camra focuses “too heavily on real ale and fails to recognise other forms of beer”, however much good work it has done “raising awareness for cask beer in general”.
(13) The four genes reside on less than 200 kb of DNA in the order CASAS1-CASB-CASAS2-CASK.
(14) Cask beer aside, Fringe majors on continental and Belgian bottles, with the likes of Duvel, Leffe and Timmerman's on draught, as well as real perries and ciders.
(15) And all around, industrial lagers and conservative cask ales, and nothing in between.” Watt’s public persona is all up yours and in your face.
(16) OS reference: SM 817 040 The pit stop: Griffin Inn, Dale, Haverfordwest The owners of this waterside pub, Sian and Simon, are incredibly welcoming hosts who pride themselves on their home-grown ingredients and serve some excellent local cask ales.
(17) Many craft beers, including BrewDog’s, do not qualify as real ale under Camra’s strict criteria simply because, although some are served from casks, most come in kegs, bottles and cans, and with added CO2.
(18) And in many cases introduced new drinkers to cask beer.” Differences aside, Stainer laments the difficulties in “pinning down a definition of craft beer”, and suggests “in many cases, real ale is craft beer and craft beer is real ale”.
(19) Everything you want from a beer – and less.’” With no real tradition of cask ale, the independent US brewers who set about challenging the status quo took another path, reviving long-forgotten beer styles after their own fashion and – crucially – using American, usually west coast hops, rich with heady, intense, bitter flavours and powerful aromas of citrus and pine resins all but unknown in Britain.
(20) This real ale redoubt for dissenting Village drinkers serves six cask ales (from local outfits such as Little Valley, Beartown, Dunham Massey, etc), two craft keg beers from Bury's Outstanding and a short, solid list of imported bottled beers, including Flying Dog's Raging Bitch and Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout.