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  • But while Brown was delighted to have 'nilled' a side away from home - for only the second time following last season's 24-0 triumph at Hull FC - he knows his side's attacking make-up is still far from perfect.

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  • Reigning Magners League champions, Leinster, were 'nilled' for the first time in league history on Sunday against

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  • Myself when I was deliberating upon serving the Lord my God now, as I had long purposed, it was I who willed, I who nilled, I, I myself.

    The Confessions

  • But yet in fine (turning earnest to a iest) he pardoned all the parties, and aduanced the wench to high honor, farre aboue those that had rule of hir afore, so that she ruled them (willed they nilled they:) for he vsed hir as his paramour, till he maried the foresaid Alfred.

    Chronicles (1 of 6): The Historie of England (6 of 8) The Sixt Booke of the Historie of England

  • This is in support of one of my most subtle pleadings of defence, to wit, that I have already offered to marry the plaintiff according to my country's laws, but that she did definitely decline such a marriage as polygamous (which it is indubitably liable to become at any moment), consequently, that my said contract is nilled by mutual consent.

    Baboo Jabberjee, B.A.

  • Company pointing out loss of time and inconvenience through incivility, and asking them for small pecuniary compensation, they have assumed the rhinoceros hide, and nilled my request with dry eyes.

    Baboo Jabberjee, B.A.

  • Mr. Maverick was desirous to have a breed of negroes; and therefore, seeing she would not yield by persuasions to company with a negro young man he had in his house, he commanded him, willed she, nilled she, to go to her bed, which was no sooner done than she thrust him out again.

    The Conflict with Slavery, Part 1, from Volume VII, The Works of Whittier: the Conflict with Slavery, Politics and Reform, the Inner Life and Criticism

  • Rovers were looking set to become the second side to be nilled in the first round of the play-offs, following Huddersfield at Warrington on Friday night, but Craig Hall's try at least averted that ignominy.

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  • Capra, ranked 371, got nilled for the second time this summer.

    Sport news, comment and results | guardian.co.uk

  • Connor, having missed the two earlier opportunities he had been given, finally did make it home to at least spare his side the ignominy of being nilled.

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