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TUB, measures. In mercantile law, a tub is a measure containing sixty pounds weight of tea; and from fifty-six to eighty-six pounds of camphor. Jacob's Law Dict. h.t.

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But Tubby was rescued by the Johnstone family, owners of Mole Hall Wildlife Park near Saffron Walden, Essex.
Tubby said: "We know we could race on the track today, but we do have to go through the process next week.
She said: "I did watch Teletubbies when my children were growing up and I remember Tubby Toast and Tubby Custard very well.
HOPEFULS: Tubby Boy (top) and Fantasia Weird and wonderful Weird and wonderful As season nine of the talent show gets under way, the judges say it's the unexpected acts that will win their votes As season nine of the talent show gets under way, the judges say it's the unexpected acts that will win their votes
Enid (Imelda |Staunton) and Tubby (Michael Ball) in That Day We Sang, a new show from Victoria Wood
It's a chance for both of them to grab a second chance at life - and for Tubby to remember the bright-eyed school boy he used to be (wonderfully played here by Harvey Chaisty).
When Tubby hears the choir's iconic recording of Nymphs And Shepherds, he is overwhelmed by nostalgia and casts his mind back to 1929.
Michael with | |the show's writer Victoria Wood ONCE upon a time, there was a TV musical being filmed in Liverpool under the working title of Tubby and Enid.
A choir member at the reunion is Tubby, a middle-aged insurance salesman who is struggling after the death of his mother.
Despite working his way up the long and hard way, with loads of practice and endless gigging, Spillett really came into the limelight with his 2007 album Sienna Red, which focused on the work of the late British tenor giant of the 1960s, Tubby Hayes.
THOSE WHO KNOW, KNOW: Within the Holy Trinity of Jamaican dub music, the heaviest of all is Hopeton Brown--aka Scientist--thanks notably to a series of visionary albums he did in the early '80s when he was supposed to be just an apprentice under the legendary (and ultimately victim of murder) King Tubby. How did a 16-year-old kid become the most legendary dubmaster of all time?
Tubby, a Labrador retriever from the United Kingdom, likes to fetch plastic bottles-not sticks.