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HIGH. This word has various significations: 1. Principal or chief, as high constable, high sheriff. 2. Prominent, in a bad sense, as high treason. 3. Open, not confined, as high seas.

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It's an exciting time for High and Mighty, and we're looking forward to bringing the brand to Liverpool."
Yeadon added: "There is no way owners and trainers can track the progress of their former horses and, in the case of High And Mighty, for whatever reason, I believe he ended up going through several hands.
High and Mighty has helped arm a growing anti-SUV movement whose members range from the Sierra Club and Public Citizen to the "What Would Jesus Drive?" campaign and Arianna Huffington's Detroit Project.
High and Mighty, who sell clothes for big and tall men, will have their logo on the new shirt, which will be unveiled in September.
High and Mighty, in the tradition of Unsafe at Any Speed, is a damning account of an industry that the author says puts people at risk.
And for the ultimate in casual cool, the experts in the fashion-know are recommending that you mix luxury hand knits with denims or pin chords this summer, whilst orange and pale blue are the big colours coming out of High and Mighty in the season ahead.
Whether you opt for easy or elegant glamour, with the party season looming High and Mighty answers modern man's needs for stylish wardrobe solutions.
High and Mighty (4.25) has gone up 7lb since but is well handicapped and is napped to follow up.
Also on the list, compiled by specialist retailer High and Mighty, are overhanging bellies and the wrong-coloured shoes.
Newcastle Falcons players Josh Afu and Tim Ryan officially opened a High and Mighty branch yesterday.
"It can stretch the brand to a younger age group and broaden the ranges and it can grow the business through the acquisition of brands such as High and Mighty and Figleaves."
The muckrakers Teddy Roosevelt blasted a century ago were social critics who had learned from yellow journalism that the public had an insatiable appetite for scandal, particularly when it involved the high and mighty. So these journalist gadflies grabbed their readers' attention with sensationalist exposes about the malignancy of corporate monopolies and the venality of the politicians they owned.