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puffer

n. a cigar. Can you imagine anyone smoking a puffer like that in a restaurant?
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Pooley's Puffers has building kits from Metcalfe, Parkside, Dapol, Wills and Ratio together with a good range of fully-tested and guaranteed second-hand model railways, diecast road vehicles and accessories.
Pooley's Puffers, 382a Jedburgh Court, Tyne Valley Trading Estate, NE11 0BQ QUALITY TRADE WINDOWS Quality Trade Windows has a friendly and reliable workforce controlling every aspect, from the initial consultation through to the manufacture and fitting of the products.
Distinctive little Clyde Puffers became world famous thanks to the antics of Captain Para Handy, skipper of the fictional Vital Spark.
Clyde puffers were small, coal–fired steamboats which became a common sight around the Firth of Clyde in the early 20th century.
Steam-powered puffers were a vital supply link in the Firth of Clyde and the recently refitted Vital Spark looks better than ever.
THE Vital Spark has come home to the Clyde - and 75,000 people are expected to welcome the famous puffer.
THE WORLD'S oldest surviving Clyde Puffer, which starred on television as the Vital Spark, could be broken up within a year.
Wholesale prices for torafugu at Shimonoseki's Haedomari Market can approach and occasionally surpass [yen]30,000 for a single fish caught in its natural habitat, while the far more common commercially bred puffers will cost a third of this, or even less.
CHICAGO - New research gives smokers one more reason to quit: Pack-a-day-or-more puffers double their likelihood of developing the most common cause of blindness among the elderly.
A number of puffers are caught in North American waters.
Although potentially deadly, puffers are usually extremely placid fish and only become dangerous if threatened or stressed.
The peak year for puffers of both genders was back in 1966, when 83.
Encased in a dark wood, the aquarium is 5 feet in diameter, with some 40 tiny blue damsels swimming in it as "test" fish to determine when it is ready to add more tropicals, such as wrasses, puffers and triggers.