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Quickword No. 31 : Do you know ‘a river, part of the Bristol-London waterway’ (6 letters), and ‘e.g. D minor’ (3 letters)?
Quickword No. 31
River of Wiltshire and Berkshire, a tributary of the Thames, and part of the navigable waterway between Bristol and London. picture
Provide with weapons.
Dark or dull in colour or tone; serious and sad.
Owner of a Biblical vineyard, which was seized from him by King Ahab at the behest of Queen Jezebel. 1 Kings 21: 1-24.
E.g. D major, F sharp minor.
Greek island in the Dodecanese, home of ancient physician Hippocrates (?460-?370 BC).
Corporal in William Shakespeare’s ‘Henry V’.
The seed-bearing head or spike of a cereal plant such as wheat or barley.
Little luxury.
Possessor by right.
Bob Cratchit, clerk to Ebeneezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens’s ‘A Christmas Carol’.
Sailor’s ‘yes’.
Lyric poem addressed to e.g. a Grecian urn, or a Nightingale.
Garden implement.

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