battering ram

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I could see no house at all, only the angle of a high wall rising solitary in the night, with the starlight glittering on battlements of broken glass; and in the wall a tall green gate, bristling with spikes, and showing a front for battering-rams in the feeble rays an outlying lamp-post cast across the new-made road.
Harford, once a battering-ram centre-forward, is now head of recruitment at Millwall.
The 28-year-old Wales battering-ram will join the Twickenham Stoop outfit this summer after two years in Paris with Top 14 giants Racing Metro.
Lofthouse will forever be revered at Bolton, where he spent his entire career, and was the template for the modern game's battering-ram centre forward.