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2008-12-01 20:58:37

A steer in Alstone, England, has been named Britain's heaviest bull after weighing in at more than 3,500 pounds during a charity weight-guessing contest. The Field Marshall, a bull owned by Arther Duckett, 78, was weighed on a scale used to determine the weight of trucks during the Guess the Weight contest -- which raised money for a new oncology unit at Musgrove Park Hospital in the town of Taunton' -- and was found to have gained 500 pounds since last weighed in 2007, the Daily Mail...


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.