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silly boy

24th February 2010, 19:19
1d. In Ireland, a large barrel of ropes of straw for holding grain. (9) s?e?g?g?e
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ixion

24th February 2010, 21:48
my old collins crossword dictionary gives "skeogh" for Irish basket - possibly a variant on that?
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silly boy

24th February 2010, 21:53
Thanks ixion. It's my last but one ...... will look at that. Thanks again.
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ixion

24th February 2010, 22:04
sorry it was "skeough" (omitted the u)
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silly boy

25th February 2010, 20:36
I'm completely stumped .... anyone got any ideas ? Thanks
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sarumite

25th February 2010, 21:29
Hi SillyBoy
The nearest I have found so far is SELVAGEE, given in Chambers as "a marked hank of rope , used as a strap or sling".
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silly boy

25th February 2010, 21:45
Thanks S. Will keep on searching ! lol
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alibobs

25th February 2010, 22:06
It's a small world!
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silly boy

25th February 2010, 22:08
Hi Alibobs ...... are you hot on here too ? lol
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sarumite

25th February 2010, 22:09
Do I know you young lady??
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