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arch cove

obsolete The leader of a male band of thieves or gypsies. The arch cove kept the audience dazzled and distracted while his gang went through and pickpocketed the crowd.
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bang-up cove

obsolete A stylish and well-groomed man who is spendthrift with his money and means. "Bang up" is an obsolete slang word for being extravagant or very fine, and "cove" is a British slang word for a man. My word, that dashing gentleman is certainly a bang-up cove; he has purchased food and drink for all of the patrons in the tavern.
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According to Jugo, Ayala Land Premier to date has sold over 80 percent of its property or almost P9 billion worth of inventory in Anvaya Cove, including beach and golf club shares.
Jugo said: "Since its launch in 2005, Anvaya Cove has had a warm and steady reception from the domestic and international secondhome market.
Even when similar substrates are available at multiple locations, crappies tend to return to the same cove to spawn each year.
The concept of CoVEs is particularly important as CoVEs increase proactive employer and provider engagement to underpin, develop and strengthen innovative and flexible approaches to meet the nation's current and future skills needs.
For more information about the CoVE in Repair and Refurbishment of Buildings, contact Matt Johnson on 024 7624 3242.
In that same cove, an illuminated page from ``Book of Hours'' (Spitz Master, circa 1420) is blown up on large acrylic panels, with some features and words left blank.
In the heyday of the ranch, steamers had a difficult time dodging the rocks of the cove, so the Spooners built a chute to propel the livestock down from the bluff to a loading wharf.
This conference was the direct result of a steering group got together by the LSC to enable local CoVE representatives a forum to share their thoughts and plans, and this CoVE steering group will continue to grow with further positive initiatives like the conference to come in the future.
Diving is restricted to Whaler's Cove and Blue Fish Cove; all other areas of the reserve are closed to diving.
About four boats were loaded with buckets of fish and sent to adozen coves, where volunteers released the tiny fish in hopes they have a better chance at surviving to reproductive age.
This beach has a swimming-pool-like cove in the shape of a ``C,'' the tips composed of protective reef and nearly touching, and the ocean swells are beaten into submission on that reef.
Our group of three seemed to be the only one that packed light enough to carry everything on our backs, so we found the upper campground deserted once we'd walked the half-mile into Scorpion Canyon from the cove.
The lake was dotted with coves, inlets and even a few creeks.
Jeffrey Bronchick, CFA, former chief investment officer at Reed, Conner & Birdwell (RCB), announced today that he has opened a value-oriented equity investment firm, Cove Street Capital, to manage concentrated equity strategies through separate accounts and sub-advised relationships.
Saturday will not be your usual day at the beach for volunteers combing for trash and recyclables from La Conchita to Sycamore Cove and along the margins of inland waterways.