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In Gloucestershire simnel cakes are still common; and at Usk, Monmouth, the custom of mothering is still scrupulously observed.
Usk discourses of Achnalorrie with breathless eloquence, as of a lover eulogizing the charms of a mistress forever lost to him.A House-Party|Ouida
Usk, supposed to be the Burrium of the Romans, occupies a flat situation on the banks of its river.A Tour throughout South Wales and Monmouthshire|J. T. Barber
The castle of Abergevenni is so called from its situation at the confluence of the river Gevenni with the Usk.The Itinerary of Archbishop Baldwin through Wales|Giraldus Cambrensis
Another feature of Brecon is the massive bridge of seven strongly buttressed arches which spans the Usk.