stanchion, stilt, pale, jack, pile, stake, stump


*: He staggers against a stanchion, trips over a rope, and tumbles into the space between the quay and the steel plates of the freighter.

: rfquotek|Halliwell

: ux|en|I have pale yellow wallpaper.

: ux|en|She had pale skin because she didnt get much sunlight.

*: “Heavens!” exclaimed Nina, “the blue-stocking and the fogy!—and yours are pale blue, Eileen!—you’re about as self-conscious as Drina—slumping there with your hair tumbling à la Mérode! Oh, its very picturesque, of course, but a straight spine and good grooming is better.nb...

: ux|en|His face turned pale after hearing about his mothers death.

: He is but a pale shadow of his former self.

*: Apt to pale at a trodden worm.

: 2006 [ New York Times] Its financing pales next to the tens of billions that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will have at its disposal, ...

*: The matter of whether the world needs a fourth Ice Age movie pales beside the question of why there were three before it, but Continental Drift feels less like an extension of a theatrical franchise than an episode of a middling TV cartoon, lolling around on territory that’s already been settled.

*: The glowworm shows the matin to be near, / And gins to pale his uneffectual fire.

: rfquotek|Shakespeare

*: Deer creep through when a pale tumbles down.

*: Fourthly, they shall not vpon any occasion whatsoeuer breake downe any of our pales, or come into any of our Townes or forts by any other waies, issues or ports then ordinary [...].

*: to walk the studious cloisters pale

*: Men so situated, beyond the pale of the honor and the law, are not to be trusted.

*: All things considered, we advise the male reader to keep his desires in check till he is at least twenty-five, and the female not to enter the pale of wedlock until she has attained the age of twenty.

*: He knows the fortifications – crumbling – and beyond the city walls the lands of the Pale, its woods, villages and marshes, its sluices, dykes and canals.

*: A low-lying, marshy enclave stretching eighteen miles along the coast and pushing some eight to ten miles inland, the Pale of Calais nestled between French Picardy to the west and, to the east, the imperial-dominated territories of Flanders.

: rfquotek|Simmonds

: rfquotek|Spencer

: [Your isle, which stands] ribbed and paled in / With rocks unscalable and roaring waters. — Shakespeare.

: She used a jack to lift her car and changed the tire.

: Every man jack.

: telephone jack

*: like an uninstructed bowler who thinks to attain the jack by delivering his bowl straight forward upon it

: You havent done jack. Get up and get this room cleaned up right now!

*: First off Regan carried fifteen grand, packed it in his clothes all the time. Real money, they tell me. Not just a top card and a bunch of hay. Thats a lot of jack [...].

: rfquotek|Dryden

: rfquotek|Halliwell

: rfquotek|C. Hallock

: rfquotek|R. H. Dana, Jr

: He jacked the car up so that he could replace the brake pads.

: If you want to jack your stats you just write off failures as invalid results.

*: Fruit of the orchard has been "jacked" these many generations, with Plymouth Rockers putting the hard cider barrel down into the ground to freeze, and ...

*: The potency of a jacked beverage depends on the temperature applied to the original beverage; the colder the liquor, the more water can be frozen out .... In New England, where this technique was historically used, people could get [[applejack]] to around 30 percent alcohol ....

: Someone jacked my car last night!

*: An excellent piece of work, Wayne thought, so good in fact, he wasn’t surprised when Bailey walked to the plate and on the first pitch jacked the ball far into the parking lot outside the left-field fence for a tournament winning homerun.

*: Therefore, even though Vizquel is certainly not a power hitter, at times he will try to jack the ball, perhaps pulling it with just enough oomph to carry down the line for a homer.

*: Maybe he hung a curve ball to somebody and they jacked it out of the park on him and he wasn’t upset about it.

*: Their horsemen are with jacks for most part clad.

: When we were looking for a new housemate, we put the nice woman on the "maybe" pile, and the annoying guy on the "no" pile.

: a pile of shot

: rfquotek|Dryden

*: The pile oerlooked the town and drew the fight.

*: The pile is of a gloomy and massive, rather than of an elegant, style of Gothic architecture ...

*: It was dark when the four-wheeled cab wherein he had brought Avice from the station stood at the entrance to the pile of flats of which Pierston occupied one floor...

*: Watch Harlequins train and you get some idea of why they are back on top of the pile going into Saturdays rerun of last seasons grand final against Leicester.

: ux|en|We piled the camel with our loads.

*: Velvet soft, or plush with shaggy pile.

: We have surveyors stakes at all four corners of this field, to mark exactly its borders.

*: A sharpened stake strong Dryas found.

: Thomas Cranmer was burnt at the stake.

: The owners let the managers eventually earn a stake in the business.

*: Every city, or stake, including a chief town and surrounding towns, has its president, with two counselors; and this president has a high council of chosen men.

: to stake vines or plants.

*: Ill stake yon lamb, that near the fountain plays.

: John went broke, so to keep him playing, Jill had to stake him.

: His family staked him $10,000 to get his business started.

*: Paul Muniment had taken hold of Hyacinth, and said, Ill trouble you to stay, you little desperado. Ill be blowed if I ever expected to see you on the stump!

: to stir ones stumps

: This last question has me stumped.

: He’s been stumping for that reform for months.

*: A herd of boys with clamour bowled, / And stumped the wicket.

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