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Word: craven

Definition: cowardly


Sentences Containing 'craven'

" And national rugby official Danie Craven at the time believed that selecting a Jew and a policeman brought luck to the Springbok team.
21st Arkansas Infantry Regiment (Craven's)
A happy-go-lucky; neither craven nor valiant; taking perils as they came with an indifferent air; and while engaged in the most imminent crisis of the chase, toiling away, calm and collected as a journeyman joiner engaged for the year.
A multi-county project called the "Super 70 Corridor" is currently in various stages of construction and planning in the following counties: Wake, Johnston, Wayne, Lenoir, Jones, Craven, and Carteret.
After Craven quit the team, Rick Mast drove the car briefly, attempting races on a limited schedule, before Rich Bickle took over for one race at Indianapolis.
Against Tottenham at Craven Cottage seven days later, he scored his first Premiership goal with a penalty kick.
Although his name was Harold he was known during his football career as Peter so there would be no confusion between him and teammate Harold Craven.
Before standardized spelling, "Gisburne" and similar spellings were also sometimes used for Guisborough in North Yorkshire, leading to Gisburn often being referred to as "Gisburn in Craven".
But thou sayest, methinks that white-lead chapter about whiteness is but a white flag hung out from a craven soul; thou surrenderest to a hypo, Ishmael.
Church Stretton is part of the Shropshire Council electoral division (or ward) of 'Church Stretton and Craven Arms'.
Daniel played Craven Week for the Border rugby team in 2003 and was recruited afterwards by the Natal Rugby Academy.
Edgar Craven Bredin (b. 16 April 1886, d. 5 August 1950) was an Irish mechanical and locomotive engineer and later a railway manager.
Further to the east are the Bristol Estate, Craven Vale estate, and Whitehawk, sometimes collectively known as "East Brighton".
Gomez's lawyer Tully Alford (Dan Hedaya) owes money to loan shark Abigail Craven (Elizabeth Wilson) and notices that her son Gordon closely resembles Fester.
He represented the at the 2009 Under-16 Grant Khomo Week and at the 2010 Under-18 Craven Week.
He then joined Pretoria-based team the and represented them in the Craven Week competition in 2011.
He took orders and became perpetual curate of Grindleton Chapel, in the parish of Mitton in Craven; Grindleton is about two miles north of Clitheroe.
He was Hertford and Craven Scholar, and became a Fellow of Balliol in 1926.
His son, Jonathan Craven, is credited as a writer.
Historically Gisburn was part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, within the Deanery of Craven, and Wapentake of Staincliffe.
Horton in Ribblesdale is a small village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England.
Ilbert was educated at Balliol College, Oxford, where he was Hertford, Ireland, Craven, and Eldon law scholar.
In 1862, two years after his arrival, he was elected the Craven University scholar, and in 1864 he gained his BA as Senior Classic and was appointed a Fellow and Lecturer of St.
In 1903, Taft published "The History of American Sculpture", the first survey of the subject. The revised 1925 version was to remain the standard reference on the subject until Wayne Craven published "Sculpture in America" in 1968.
In addition, he returned to the Cup series, subbing for Ricky Craven at Bristol Motor Speedway, but finished 40th after a wreck.
In February 2005, Mýa had a supporting role in the Wes Craven horror film "Cursed".
In nearby Horton-in-Craven a Congregational chapel was founded in 1670.
Its only connection is producer Wes Craven, who wrote and directed the other two films.
Legends is a compilation album by Beverley Craven.
Margaret Craven (March 13, 1901 – July 19, 1980) was an American author.
Margaret Craven died at home in Sacramento on July 19, 1980, predeceased by both her mother and her twin brother Wilson.
Margaret was the daughter of Arthur J. Craven, a lawyer, and Emily K. Craven.
Montella quickly became popular with the Fulham fans and showed his gratitude for making him feel at home at Craven Cottage.
Plec penned another script for Wes Craven, "Cursed", which was released in 2005 and starred Christina Ricci, Jesse Eisenberg, Joshua Jackson, and Shannon Elizabeth.
Popular Alm began the 1983/4 season by winning the Craven Filter Sprint on the opening night of the new Albion Park in 1:54.5, a new Australian record time for a race.
Regional Cycle Route 32/33 runs through the town, on its way from Shrewsbury to Craven Arms.
Richardson worked as a camera operator and 2nd unit photographer on such features as Alex Cox's "Repo Man", Dorian Walker's "Making the Grade" and Wes Craven's "A Nightmare on Elm Street" (all in 1984).
that the unconquerable captain in the soul should have such a craven mate!"
The Craven fault, for instance, extends for upward of thirty miles, and along this line the vertical displacement of the strata varies from 600 to 3,000 feet.
The French tour was organized by Danie Craven then-President of the South African Rugby Union) to replace a New Zealand tour, which had been cancelled by New Zealand after the South African government refused to allow Māori members entry.
The Labour gains came in the wards of Craven, Vivary Bridge and Whitefield, while the Conservatives took the seats of Barrowford, Earby, Foulridge and Reedley.
The nearest ambulance station is in Craven Arms and the nearest major hospital is the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. Public conveniences.
The route avoids cycling along the busy A49 main road, with the exception of a stretch north of Craven Arms.
The Un-Men made their next appearance in the second Swamp Thing comic-book series, "Saga of the Swamp Thing", launched by DC in 1982 to capitalize on Wes Craven's "Swamp Thing" movie adaptation.
The unit suffered 37 casualties at Port Gibson early May and later had men (including Colonel Craven) captured at the battle of the Big Black River.
They initially played at Fulham Fields before a move to Craven Cottage in 1896.
This connects the town with All Stretton, Dorrington and Condover towards Shrewsbury, and Little Stretton, Craven Arms and Bromfield towards Ludlow.
Tirol began his three-year-old season with a run in the Craven Stakes, a recognised trial race for the 2000 Guineas.
When Pardus did not qualify for any of his attempts, he was replaced by Ricky Craven.
``A craven who abandoned his post,''said another this Monseigneur had been got out of Paris, legs uppermost and half suffocated, in a load of hay``some years ago.''

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