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  Wight - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wight is an obsolete word for a human or other intelligent being (cognate to modern German "Wicht", meaning "small person, dwarf", and also "unpleasant person").
The cautious peasant in old Scandinavia should always warn the wights before spilling hot water on the ground, or else grave retribution, such as disease, accidents or killed livestock, was to be expected.
Wights had their own minute cattle, from which they nevertheless got a tremendous amount of milk.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wight   (768 words)

 Paul Wight - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He also visited Wight's mother and forced her to reveal that Wight's father was a different man, leading Boss Man to refer to him as a "bastard" on every possible occasion (this would later become one of Wight's nicknames, with a piece of WWF merchandise even bearing the slogan "Big Nasty Bastard").
In May 2005 Wight suffered "injured ribs" on the right-hand side of his torso and was temporarily sidelined after Carlito Caribbean Cool's bodyguard Matt Morgan used the F-5 to drive him through the announcers' table (Carlito was displeased by Wight's refusal to become his bodyguard).
Wight was one of eight participants in the 2006 Road to WrestleMania Tournament, the winner of which would receive a shot at the WWE Championship.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paul_Wight   (4500 words)

 David C. Wight,   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Chen, W.Y., Wight, D.C., Mehta, B.V., Wagner, T.E. and Kopchick,J.J. Glycine 119 of bovine growth hormone is critical for growth-promotingactivity.
Wight, D.C. and Beck, C.B. Sieve cells in phloem of a Middle Devonian progymn osperm.
Stein, W.E., Jr., Wight, D.C. and Beck, C.B. Techniciques for the preparation of pyrite and limonite permineralizations.
www.ohiou.edu /biotech/staff/biowight.htm   (453 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online: WIGHT, LYMAN
Lyman Wight, pioneer Mormon leader and second chief justice of Gillespie County, was born in Fairfield Township, Herkimer County, New York, on May 9, 1796, to Levi and Sara (Corbin) Wight.
Wight was preaching in Massachusetts when Smith was killed by a mob in Illinois on June 27, 1844.
Wight stopped attending sessions of the county court in June 1851 and in July of that year the county commissioners declared his office vacant.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/WW/fwi5.html   (931 words)

 Lyman Wight Colony   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Lyman Wight, the son of Levi Wight and Sarah Corbin, was born in the township of Fairfield, Herkimer County, New York on May 9, 1796.
In 1830, Wight and Rigdon were baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Oliver Cowdry and Wight was ordained to the office of high priest by Joseph Smith in Kirtland, Ohio in 1831.
Lyman Wight, now an Apostle, was the head of the Black River Lumber Company, also known as the Pine Company of the Church, which the Mormons had formed to acquire lumber for the construction of a temple in Nauvoo.
www.langfordfamily.com /pioneers/colony.html   (2001 words)

 Wight invited to the `Big Show' — again - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Maybe that's why Wight assumed that his size and ring presence more than made up for a lack of skill or understanding about the industry that fell in the palm of his enormous hand.
Wight didn't seem focused, and the WWF was anything but serious about allowing "The Big Show" to be a legitimate, money-drawing main-eventer given his dubious history.
Wight's probably not going to win, but he's being portrayed as a worthy challenger and someone who, according to his actions, has a more than a legitimate chance at victory.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/tribune-review/sports/s_101575.html   (832 words)

 Lyman Wight, General Authority
Wight, it is astonishing how you have become so well acquainted with the people here, for you have described them very correctly." He was kindly entertained and furnished with money in the morning to aid him on his journey.
Elder Wight subsequently went before three mobocratic magistrates, under the protection of General Atchison's militia, and gave bonds for his appearance in court, in the sum of $1,000, on a charge of misdemeanor.
Col. Wight replied, "Shoot and be damned." This was the true character of Lyman Wight: he was true as the sun to Joseph Smith, and would die for his friends.
personal.atl.bellsouth.net /w/o/wol3/wightl1.htm   (2298 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Obituaries -- Bobby D. Wight, 47; retired cop designed SDPD patch
Wight also designed logos for various police units and a novelty T-shirt that was well-received by sheriff's deputies and longtime Sheriff John Duffy.
Wight became so familiar with the gang culture of southeastern San Diego that he teamed with Butterfield in writing a manual that was used for training at the Police Academy.
Wight was one of seven officers assigned to the fledgling San Diego harbor unit to patrol the waters of Mission Bay.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/obituaries/20040305-9999-1m5wight.html   (734 words)

 Sheriff's Office, Isle of Wight County, Virginia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The office of Sheriff is an elected position and one of five constitutional officers in Isle of Wight County.
In this capacity, he works on behalf of Isle of Wight County through lobbying the General Assembly to consider monies and programs that would benefit the County.
When a new jail was needed to house prisoners for Isle of Wight County, Sheriff Phelps was instrumental in bringing about a regional jail, which saved County taxpayers an enormous amount of money.
www.co.isle-of-wight.va.us /phelps.html   (287 words)

The wight template can be applied to any humanoid, monstrous humanoid, or giant (but see Celebrity Game Table for a version of this template as applied to a dragon).
Wights are always lawful evil, which causes characters of certain classes to lose their class abilities, as noted in Chapter 3: Classes in the Player’s Handbook.
Note that a slam is considered identical to an unarmed strike, allowing the wight monk to combine her formidable powers.
www.andycollins.net /Features/wight_template.htm   (1014 words)

 Patricia A. Wight
Wight P. and Dobretsova A. (2004) Where, when and how much: regulation of myelin proteolipid protein gene expression.
Li S., Moore C.L., Dobretsova A., and Wight P.A. Myelin proteolipid protein (Plp) intron 1 DNA is required to temporally regulate Plp gene expression in the brain.
Li S., Dobretsova A., Kokorina N.A., and Wight P.A. (2002) Repression of myelin proteolipid protein gene expression is mediated through both general and cell type-specific negative regulatory elements in non-expressing cells.
www.uams.edu /physiology/faculty/wight.htm   (337 words)

 Wight Ventures
Wight Ventures use local knowledge and experience to arrange accommodation and travel and generally take the hassle out of planning an adventure.
For example, Wight Ventures can arrange for groups to leave Waterloo and just two hours later be drinking fresh coffee overlooking the Solent from an Island yacht club, whilst being briefed by their yacht skipper about the day's activities.
Wight Ventures was formed in Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight.
www.wightventures.co.uk /testmed.html   (2878 words)

 Privacy Statement for www.cottoninteractive.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Wight Cotton and its subsidiaries are specialists in helping builders and developers conceptualize, build strategies, and bring new developments to market using passion, energy and creativity.
Wight Cotton's intention is to create a safe forum in which to provide colleagues, industry insiders, and clients timely and relevant information.
Those receiving communications have either registered for information with Wight Cotton, one of our clients or are registered as a realtor in a targeted location where the information provided is considered of high value due its timeliness and pertinence.
www.wight-cotton.com /policy.html   (1188 words)

 Isle of Wight: Booklist & bibliography
Farmhouses and Cottages of the Isle of Wight
Wight Air Wrecks seeks to chronicle the military aircraft that, from the early pioneering flights of local manufacturers such as J S White and Samuel Saunders of Cowes through the wartime conflicts and up to the present day, have crashed either onto the Island or into its coastal waters.
Her new book ‘Wight Knight’ is a tale of romance, deceit and divided loyalty set against a backdrop of a holiday with difference on the Isle of Wight.
www.invectis.co.uk /iow/booklist.htm   (2246 words)

 online store for collectors books on the Isle of Wight
The author was resident in the Isle of Wight for about seven years in which he wrote these religious tracts.
Winton Publishing Ltd. The Isle of Wight contains a large collection of Medieval churches together with a group from the Victorian era.The book is illustrated with photographs and a classified list of church treasures, plus a guide to features of interest in each of the medieval churches.
Newport was the Clapham Junction of Isle of Wight railways for generations, its hustle and bustle contrasting with the quieter rural stations.
www.wightbooks.co.uk   (1820 words)

 Isle of Wight County, VA: Economic Development
Isle of Wight is connected to Hampton Roads and the entire country's domestic markets by modern interstate and state highway systems.
Isle of Wight's major roadways are Route 460, a four-lane artery travelling east-west, and Route 58, both of which link Isle of Wight to the area's interstate highways.
The Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel is a dual tube carrying four lanes of traffic on I-664, connecting Isle of Wight with the city of Newport News and promoting growth within the county.
www.co.isle-of-wight.va.us /economic/transportation.htm   (958 words)

 The Wight Group and Fairmont Hotels Partner on Turks & Caicos Project
The companies are proud to uphold the Wight tradition of quality and service particularly in the area of luxury resort property development.
For more information please visit http://www.wightgroup.com About Wight-Cotton Wight Cotton is a joint venture between The Wight Group, and Cotton & Company, the country's leading luxury resort and real estate advertising/marketing firm headquartered in Stuart, Florida.
Wight Cotton clients can be found throughout the continental United States, the Caribbean, Mexico and Costa Rica.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/02-06-2006/0004275830&EDATE=   (621 words)

 Chuck Wight's Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Chuck Wight was born July 3, 1955 in Glen Cove, New York.
Misochko, and C. Wight, "Photochemical formation and reaction of radical pairs from NH3-F2 complexes isolated in solid argon ", J.
Misochko, A. Akimov, I. Goldschleger, and C. Wight, " HFCN open-shell isomers in solid argon: I. Spectroscopy of the ground and excited states of HFC=N radical", J.
learn.chem.utah.edu /wight   (507 words)

 Wight Consulting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Wight Consulting has 50 years of experience in all facets of Municipal and Civil Engineering and Planning.
Wight Consulting annually updates its Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Highways Qualifications and continually educates all of the firm's personnel to stay current with technology, innovations, alternatives and the ever expanding computer software.
Wight Consulting concentrates on Professional Services to governments, though has performed services to any private clients that have Professional Engineering and Planning Service needs that are not in conflict with our client base.
www.wightconsulting.com   (115 words)

 Wight Hotels : Accomodation guide for the Isle of Wight
The Isle of Wight has beautiful panoramic views and miles of coastline making it a popular destination for persons wishing walking holidays, surfing holidays or purely relaxation..
Once a year many famous events are held on the Isle of Wight, two such examples are Cowes Week and the Schneider Trophy air race, these two events are held mid summer and you can enjoy the mid summer sun.
Of all the beaches on the Isle of Wight the most popular two are Sandown and Shanklin, both of these towns have plenty of accommodation to suit all needs, some situated close to the beach others are only short walk to the beaches and towns.
www.wighthotels.co.uk   (356 words)

 Wrestling Digest: Wight Noise
Wight literally tore up the ring in his debut at the St. Valentine's Day Massacre on February 14, 1999, when he emerged from underneath the ring to assist Vince McMahon during the WWF owner's bout with Steve Austin.
Since his debut, Wight WWF tenure has been marked by both great accomplishments and noted disappointments.
Wight suffered an injury that resulted from his alleged lack of conditioning.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0FCO/is_5_2/ai_68951385   (394 words)

 Links to other sites on the Isle of Wight
Isle of Wight Multiple Sclerosis Society - Introduction to society aimed at people with multiple sclerosis living on the IOW, planning to visit the IOW or planning to move to the IOW.
Isle of Wight Society for the Blind - We provide a wide range of services for people on the Island who are blind and partially sighted.
Wight Walks - A Wight Walks Holiday is a wonderful way to explore the hidden charms of the Isle of Wight.
www.iwight.com /library/links/show_links.asp?cat=13   (1442 words)

 Isle of Wight Accommodation: Rosemary Guest House, Shanklin, Isle of Wight. www.wight-accomodation.co.uk
Isle of Wight Accommodation: Rosemary Guest House, Shanklin, Isle of Wight.
We offer bed and breakfast accommodation for Isle of Wight holidays for the whole family, children of any age are welcome.
The Isle of Wight has miles of beautiful walks and cycle trails from the beaches, to downland, to secluded woods.
www.wight-accommodation.co.uk   (198 words)

 Netguide to Lake on The Isle of Wight
Netguide to Lake on The Isle of Wight
Lake - you can walk through it without getting wet - one of the six "Wonders of the Isle of Wight", is the village on the A3055 which over the years has grown to meet its neighbours on either side, Sandown and Shanklin.
It is said that in the heart of the village near where the War Memorial now stands used to be a cottage which in wet weather was surrounded by water, and possibly gave the village its name.
www.wightstay.co.uk /context/lake.html   (656 words)

 Isle of Wight 2 1969
And, besides, the Isle of Wight was such an unthreatening place with which I was so familiar.
A less favourable account remembers "an uninteresting and at times incompetent performance, full of dreary sensitiveness and signifying little." Perhaps their music was too intimate and low-key for such a massive and edgy crowd to appreciate.
There were the treehouses, ingeniously erected in the woods surrounding the 100 acre arena area, the fields full of tents, the appealing honesty of the hippies who could leave their possessions unguarded knowing nobody would dream of stealing anything".
www.geocities.com /ripgch/Wight02.html   (8591 words)

 BBC - h2g2 - Isle Of Wight Shipwrecks - A853599
If you want to be able to add your own opinions to the Guide, simply become a member as an h2g2 Researcher.
Over the last few thousand years, the Isle of Wight with its 60 miles of coastline, and surrounding waters, have witnessed several thousands of ships wrecked on its shore.
The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex - A tale of Survival and Murder.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/classic/A853599   (1090 words)

 Isle of Wight Links.
Godshill Park Farm, luxury Bed and Breakfast accommodation situated near the picturesque village of Godshill, on the Isle of Wight.
Wight Images, A gallery of photographs taken on the Isle of Wight.
Wight Map, Unique Island software for your Psion, Database linked mapping, Build your own file of IW locations, Search by text and/or map area, Create your own 'Autoroutes'.
www.wight.co.uk /links/wight.html   (456 words)

 Isle of Wight County Schools - Employment
Isle of Wight County offers both suburban and rural lifestyles in settings that range from exclusive waterfront properties to century-old farmhouses on sprawling farms of cotton, peanuts, corn and soybeans.
Isle of Wight has a population of about 29,000 and is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors.
Isle of Wight Parks and Recreation sponsors a wide variety of recreational activities and facilities for children and families.
www.iwcs.k12.va.us /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=22&Itemid=37   (838 words)

 Netguide to Ryde on The Isle of Wight
Netguide to Ryde on The Isle of Wight
Known as the gateway to the Island, Ryde is a pleasant Victorian town with full holiday facilities.
Behind the arcade is St Thomas's church, recently renovated to house the British Australian Heritage Society's exhibition which commemorates the first fleets to sail to Australia from Ryde.
www.wightstay.co.uk /context/ryde.html   (264 words)

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