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powder monkey

n. a specialist in the use of dynamite. (see also grease monkey.) How long do powder monkeys usually live?
See also: monkey, powder
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Munch reproduced this song both in his article and in his book, and also made it the subject of another article for the journal of American Folklore under the title 'Whatever Became of "Little Powder Monkey Jim"?
Concerns have been raised that smoke fumes drifting from The Powder Monkey could have an effect on children at nearby Redesdale Primary School, on Wiltshire Drive.
Prison Ship is the sequel to Dowswell's first children's novel, Powder Monkey and is an adventure that older children, 11 and over (there is a bit of bad language) will lap up.
Many thanks to Allyson and all staff at the Powder Monkey for the lovely food and for looking after us all.
Celebrating Paula's 21st at the Powder Monkey pub in Wallsend, carer Diane Hart said it was great to see her doing well.
Division Two: Powder Monkey 3 John Deere 1, Brambles Titans 0 Hype 3, Hot Curry 2 Bridge Too Far 1, Vintage 4 AFAYL 0.
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Pub: The Powder Monkey, Wallsend, North Tyneside Question master: Kevan Day and time of quiz: Tuesday, 9pm Price: pounds 1 per team Prize money: Sadly, not announced Food: None Participating age groups: Wide range of ages Star rating: 2/10 Number of teams: Eight Marking system: Marked by host Most unusual name: The Gaffers QUIZ FORMAT Round 1 Picture round.
We learned about the life of a Captain and a powder monkey.
Division One: Brambles Titans 1 Keegans Allstars 0, AFAYL 3 Barca 0, Its Unbelievable Jeff 6 Chosen One 0, Incredibles 0 Powder Monkey 0, Dodgy Knees 2 Crosslings 1.
They went inside and found out about the different jobs on board such as the powder monkey, who put the gunpowder into the canons.
Please visit the Powder Monkey and you will discover the perfect example of how not to put together an evening.
But the manager of The Powder Monkey, Steven Kemp, 52, said: "I think the objections made are unfounded and the residents are being silly about it.
Byker Bees drew 2-2 with Powder Monkey and Leazes Inn won 8-4 at home to Robin Hood.