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2008-08-21 18:00:41

MASKED thieves broke into a man's home and attacked him while he slept in his bed, police said. Kenneth Britton, 46, was seriously assaulted about 4amon Saturday at home in theWestra area of Dinas Powys, South Wales. The three intruders made off with a Rolex watch, valuable gold jewellery and a company cheque card. Detective Sergeant Rob Davidson, of Barry CID, said Mr Britton was subjected to a "terrible ordeal" and appealed for anyone with information about it to come forward....


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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