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brandish

verb dangle before the eyes, display, draw one's sword, exhibit, flap, flaunt, flourish, gesture, rattle the saber, shake, show, swing, threaten, vibrare, wag, waggle, wave, wield
Associated concepts: harassment, menacing
See also: display, flaunt, wield
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Mr Brandish, owner of Newtown Logistics and Newtown Property Services, who spent 40 days behind bars on remand at Blakenhurst Prison near Redditch, Worcestershire, described his ordeal as a "total, utter nightmare".
As a result of that Brandish was satisfied they were what they claimed to be, namely shady businessmen," said Mr Treacy.
Mr Brandish quit the ambulance service in the 80s to set up his own independent ambulance depot, which was based where the couple's home now stands.
Mr and Mrs Brandish expressed their sympathy for the family of the woman who died.
Mrs Brandish, who received treatment for high blood pressure after the incident, said: "It felt like an hour altogether.
DEVASTATING: Maureen Brandish with some of the burnt out minibuses.
Mr Brandish, aged 61, said: "Maureen had to sit down when she saw it.
Mr Brandish had suffered for many years from Parkinson's disease and lived in the council's old folks home Bevan Lodge before moving into sheltered accommodation and latterly Keresley Wood Nursing Home in Tamworth.
Although Brandish has been selling, servicing and supplying parts to the people of Coventry and the surrounding areas for as long as most people can remember, their finger is very much on the pulse of today's ever-changing motor trade.
Mr Brandish and his co-accused Anthony Spencer, who dubbed themselves the "Nuneaton Two," were cleared on Friday, Jan-uary 21, of conspiracy to supply thousands of pounds worth of amphetamines and cannabis.
Colman Treacy QC, prosecuting, said Brandish and Spencer were at the top of a large-scale enterprise dealing in amphetamines and cannabis.
Colman Treacy QC, prosecuting, said Brandish and Spencer were at the top of a large Warwickshire enterprise dealing in amphetamines and cannabis.