The black garment is hose with a codpiece 32 Pewter spoon, silver handled knife, pewter goblet, wooden bowl and plate 33 Case for knife 34 Scabbard for sword 35 Poleax – someone on foot would use that – smash people’s heads, bend arm so they can’t fight back.
Big point at front – hammer part for banging heads ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1588 trainband caliverman, Tilbury 1 Black woollen doublet with a leather jerkin over the top; the black cloth indicated relative wealth of the soldier 2 Venetian hose 3 Petticoat – holds the trousers up (comes from the word little coat) 4 Ruff 5 White braes – underpants- and white linen shift 6 Cabaset (helmet) with a broad rim which provided good cover to face and back of neck. 7 Copintank felt hat with African imported ostrich feathers 8 Shoes 9 Gloves 10 Piece of horn 11 Costrel – water bottle 12 Scabbards 13 Drinking tankard and earthenware pot; the stated rations for army facing Armada was two pounds of beef, two pounds of bread, a pound cheese and eight pints of beer 14 Knife and pricker – forks weren’t in wide use, although Elizabeth I was using one 15 Bowl and spoon 16 Grey woollen bag with playing cards, dice and pouch 17 Rapier 18 Side sword 19 Sword belt and pouch; hanging below is a chain with a pricker and brush for cleaning the gun 20 Powder flask for priming powder – to set the gun off with 21 Powder flask for coarser powder that would go down the barrel of the gun 22 Brown pouch with a pocket gold sundial; the mirror was attached to a cord and encased in a walnut-wood ball, stuffed with sweet-smelling herbs.
It was here that bands like the Rolling Stones and the Yardbirds started, and artistes such as Jimmy Page, Rod Stewart, Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck launched their careers.
There was, and is, a west London music mafia (most of the major labels have their offices over here, convenient for the large riverside homes of many of their senior executives) and it started here.
The embossed handle has rolled under edges and tapers from a width of 1 1/4” down to 1/2”.
The container stands 8 1/2” high with a bottom diameter of 5 1/4” and holds a little more than 1/2 gallon.
(informal) a reform school for juvenile delinquents, from their pre-1969 designation; juvenile detention centres, whether Secure Training Centres for 15- to 18-year-olds or Young Offender Institutions for 18- to 21-year-olds (US juvie)(1) a sausage (from the tendency of sausages to burst during frying); (2) a type of small firework (no longer legally available); (3) an old car (allusion to a tendency to back-fire), thus the term 'banger racing' = stock car racing.
(US: clunker)bread roll or a sandwich made from it (this itself is a regional usage in the UK rather than a universal one); in plural, breasts (vulgar slang e.g.
This is a beautiful example of tinware in a size that will work great in any chuckbox or kitchen.
The detail on this container really makes it stand out.
Glen Albyn - Glenallachie Glenburgie - Glencadam Glencraig - Glendronach Glendullan - Glen Elgin Glenesk - Glenfarclas Glenfiddich - Glen Garioch Glenglassaugh - Glengoyne Glen Grant - Glen Keith Glenkinchie - Glenlivet Glenlochy - Glenlossie Glen Mhor - Glenmorangie Glen Moray - Glen Ord Glenrothes - Glen Scotia Glen Spey - Glentauchers Glenturret - Glenugie Glenury Royal It’s been a little while since we’ve been to see the Barcodes, Whiskyfun’s favourite London based blues band, and purveyors of their own fine brand of “jazz and blues with soul”, as they like to describe it.