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2008-08-04 15:00:41

A BRIDGE being built on the Clyde could open a year late amid wranglings between contractors. The Tradeston Bridge, in Glasgow city centre, was due to be in place by this October but has been delayed due to a dispute over the design specifi cations. It's understood subcontractor Steel Engineering of Renfrew has refused on at least two occasions to begin fabrication work, with the fi rm having accused the main developer, Edmund Nuttall, of providing designs which were lacking in specific...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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