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2012-03-01 08:00:00

Montgomery Tomlinson the Curtain designer and manufacturer famous for their high quality, innovative designs and large material ranges are celebrating St Davids Day by having a special St Davids Sale across their entire website. The sale celebrating the Welsh Patron Saint will see 10% being taken off across all of their Made to Measure Curtains, Ready Made Curtains and other home accessories such as cushions, valances and curtain tiebacks. The discount will be taken at the checkout by...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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