- a river flowing S and SE from SE Wales through SW England into the Severn estuary. 60 miles (97 km) long.
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The preface is dated "Newton by Usk this first of October 1651."Poems of Henry Vaughan, Silurist, Volume II
One afternoon we went to the churchyard overlooking the Usk.The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6
Augustus J. C. Hare
"But then you always digest all you eat," Usk remarks to him, enviously.
"They are conspiring for the ruin of your family," says Usk, with a groan.
Usk laughs a little crossly as she comes to the end of her breathless sentences.
- a river in SE Wales, flowing southeast and south to the Bristol Channel. Length: 113 km (70 miles)
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