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Shrapnel

In the United Kingdom, a slang term for loose coins in one's pocket.
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Curwood's sister Rachel, in the flat at the time Mr Shrapnell was stabbed, became hysterical and was in such despair she contemplated killing herself, placing a knife to her own throat.
Mr Harrington said Curwood, who denies murder on the grounds of provocation, went to Mr Shrapnell's flat on March 4.
WITH reference to your report about hospital porter Douglas Shrapnell (Telegraph, April 5), I have also had major surgery for mouth cancer at University Hospital at Walsgrave.
HOSPITAL porter Douglas Shrapnell who had surgery for mouth cancer is giving inspiration back to the patients where he works.
I was pleased to read that Ms M Shrapnell had an enjoyable day out here at Dudley Zoo and Castle and would like to take this opportunity to explain a few comments.
Ashley Shrapnell, aged 18, of Ansty Road, Wyken, an ex-pupil of Ernesford Grange Community College, in Princethorpe Way, Ernesford Grange, was forced to wait behind a police cordon close to The Rocket pub, in Warwick Road, for his girlfriend to be allowed to leave Boots, where she works.