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2008-09-28 00:00:22

City bands produced a hat-trick in round five of the 27th annual Rock Open competition. The power rock trio Dark Mantra pipped fellow Lincoln band Cruise Control to take their place in the semi-finals on October 10. Singer and guitarist Alex Sharp (29) said that the act had not yet celebrated its first year together so they were all delighted with the result. He said: "When we are not playing concerts we rehearse in a dark and dusty garage where we write and play all our own...

2008-08-02 00:00:19

Bottesford Town entertain Lincoln United in a friendly at Birch park tomorrow (3pm). It comes on the back of an excellent 4-1 win against Boston in midweek in which Jacklin (2), Sherlock and Barras were the scorers. (c) 2008 Scunthorpe Evening Telegraph. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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