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Fen

A unit of length in China approximately equivalent to 3.33 millimeters.
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As the wild duck is more swift and beautiful than the tame, so is the wild--the mallard--thought, which 'mid falling dews wings its way above the fens.
I judged at once that some of my shipmates must be drawing near along the borders of the fen.
Which is hostile to thistle-heads and puzzle-heads, and to all withered leaves and weeds:--praised be this wild, good, free spirit of the storm, which danceth upon fens and afflictions, as upon meadows!
Marsh Wild Timothy, Marsh Muhly, Spiked Muhly; Calcareous fen and sedge meadows; Infrequent; C = 10; BSUH 13783.
Rugby-based Blue Boar bought drainage specialists the Fen Ditching Company, from Cambridge-shire, for an undisclosed sum.
Quickfire gets a 20-1 Guineas quote from VC after nearly throwing away her maiden but Fen Shui is 33-1 after recording an impressive debut win in a quicker time
Victor Chandler gave Fen Shui a 33-1 quote for the 1000 Guineas.
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds said creating 5,000 hectares of new habitat in the East Anglian fens would be a lifeline for endangered species.
With a design utilizing the newest and most innovative web technologies, FEN will be a constantly growing resource for information about parenting, education, disabilities, health, careers, finance, politics and other topics.
Most of the money consisted of tax-deductible contributions to FEN, but some of it belonged to World Federation of Right to Die Societies, of which FEN is a member, and to FEN-affiliated local organizations in Virginia, West Virginia, Illinois, New York, and New Jersey.
The scheme is for 2,400 square metres of polytunnels, a concrete access track and nursery yard, irrigation tank and staff Portakabin, adjacent to Oakfield, Fen End Road.
The majority of the heats - 10 all told - were home maximum 5-1s as the Fen Tigers were restricted to only two heat winners all night.