*: Mind you, clothes were clothes in those days. […] Frills, ruffles, flounces, lace, complicated seams and gores: not only did they sweep the ground and have to be held up in one hand elegantly as you walked along, but they had little capes or coats or feather boas.
: ux|en|The worm crawls through the ground.
: crimson flowers on a white ground
: Brussels ground
: Grounds are usually put up first and the plastering floated flush with them.
: ux|en|Manchester Uniteds ground is known as Old Trafford.
: rfquotek|Moore (Encyc.)
: rfquotek|Ben Jonson
: If you dont clean your room, Ill have no choice but to ground you.
: Eric, you are grounded until further notice for lying to us about where you were last night!
: My kids are currently grounded from television.
: Because of the bad weather, all flights were grounded.
: Jim was grounded in maths.
: Jones grounded to second in his last at-bat.
: The ship grounded on the bar.
*: being rooted and grounded in love
*: So far from warranting any inference to the existence of a God, would, on the contrary, ground even an argument to his negation.
: I ground myself with meditation.
: I ground the coffee up nicely.
: ground mustard seed
: lenses of ground glass
: ux|en|a stalk of wheat, rye, or oats; the stalks of maize or hemp
*: Three chairs of the steamer type, all maimed, comprised the furniture of this roof-garden, with...on one of the copings a row of four red clay flower-pots filled with sun-baked dust from which gnarled and rusty stalks thrust themselves up like withered elfin limbs.
*: As for shooting a man from behind a wall, it is cruelly like to stalking a deer.
*: But they had already discovered that he could be bullied, and they had it their own way; and presently Selwyn lay prone upon the nursery floor, impersonating a ladrone while pleasant shivers chased themselves over Drina, whom he was stalking.
: ux|en|My ex-boyfriend is stalking me.
*: [Bertran] stalks close behind her, like a witchs fiend, / Pressing to be employed.
*: The king...crept under the shoulder of his led horse;..."I must stalk," said he.
*: One underneath his horse, to get a shoot doth stalk.
*: When the stalk was over (the antelope took alarm and ran off before I was within rifle shot) I came back.
*: With manly mien he stalked along the ground.
*: Then stalking through the deep, / He fords the ocean.
*: I forbear myself from entering the lists in which he has long stalked alone and unchallenged.
: They walked across the stream on a fallen log.
*: Why do you look at the speck that is in your brothers eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? Or how can you say to your brother, "Let me take the speck out of your eye," and behold, the log is in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brothers eye.
*: ... it was a thing of sinuous durability, wound around the spirit like a tapeworm around a log of shit.
*: Dip both sides in the sauce on the plate and then arrange a log of cheese filling down the middle of the tortilla.
*: I know he hadn’t surfed on a log much in his childhood
*: The captain sat down to his log, and here is the beginning of the entry:...
: to log the miles travelled by a ship
: rfquotek|W. H. Ward
: To multiply two numbers, add their logs.Webster 1913
*: There is an hour or two, after the passengers have embarked, which is disquieting and fussy. Mail bags, so I understand, are being put on board. Stewards, carrying cabin trunks, swarm in the corridors.
*: locked up in chests and trunks
*: He shot sugarplums at them out of a trunk.
: ux|en|the trunk of a vein or of an artery, as distinct from the branches
*: all that are of noble stem
*: While I do pray, learn here thy stem / And true descent.
*: This is a stem / Of that victorious stock.
*: Wolsey sat at the stem more than twenty years.
*: After they are shot up thirty feet in length, they spread a very large top, having no bough nor twig in the trunk or the stem.
: the stem of an apple or a cherry
: to stem cherries; to stem tobacco leaves
: The current crisis stems from the short-sighted politics of the previous government.
*: As when two warlike Brigandines at sea, / With murdrous weapons armd to cruell fight, / Doe meete together on the watry lea, / They stemme ech other with so fell despight, / That with the shocke of their owne heedlesse might, / Their wooden ribs are shaken nigh a sonder ...
: to stem a tide
*: [They] stem the flood with their erected breasts.
*: Stemmed the wild torrent of a barbarous age.
*: Stem (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields are a particular cause for concern because within them there are more pronounced stereotypes, extreme competitiveness and gender inequities regarding the abilities and competencies of black male and female students.
*: At the foot of a pretty big pine, and involved in a green creeper, which had even partly lifted some of the smaller bones, a human skeleton lay, with a few shreds of clothing, on the ground.
: She lost so much weight while she was ill that she became a skeleton.
: RMI Nomenclature: in RMI, the client helper is a stub and the service helper is a skeleton.
: She dressed up as a skeleton for Halloween.
: The skeleton of the organisation is essentially the same as it was ten years ago, but many new faces have come and gone.
: At last, with creeping crooked pace forth came / An old, old man, with beard as white as snow, / That on a staffe his feeble steps did frame. ? Spenser.
: The silken tackle / Swell with the touches of those flower-soft hands / That yarely frame the office. ? Shakespeare.
*: Fear frames disorder, and disorder wounds.
: When thou hast turned them all ways, and done thy best to hew them and to make them frame, thou must be fain to cast them out. ? Tyndale.
*: I will hereafter frame myself to be coy.
*: frame my face to all occasions
*: We may in some measure frame our minds for the reception of happiness.
*: The human mind is framed to be influenced.
*: He began to frame the loveliest countenance he could.
*: How many excellent reasonings are framed in the mind of a man of wisdom and study in a length of years.
: Once we finish framing the house, well hang tin on the roof.
: The director frames the fishing scene very well.
: How would you frame your accomplishments?
: The way the opposition has framed the argument makes it hard for us to win.
: The gun had obviously been placed in her car in an effort to frame her.
: An oath, and a threat to set Throttler on me if I did not frame off, rewarded my perseverance. ? E. Brontë.
*: The beauty of this sinful dame / Made many princes thither frame.
: ux|en|Now that the frame is complete, we can start on the walls.
*: These are thy glorious works, Parent of good, / Almighty! thine this universal frame.
: ux|en|His starved flesh hung loosely on his once imposing frame.
: ux|en|The painting was housed in a beautifully carved frame.
*: Jokes are recycled so frequently, it’s as if comedy writing was eating a hole in the ozone layer: If the audience had a nickel for every time a character on one side of the frame says something could never happen as it simultaneously happens on the other side of the frame, they’d have enough to pay the surcharge for the movie’s badly implemented 3-D.
: ux|en|A film projector shows many frames in a single second.
: ux|en|In this frame, its easy to ask the question that the investigators missed.
: a stocking frame; a lace frame; a spinning frame
: to be always in a happy frame
*: John the bastard / Whose spirits toil in frame of villainies.
*: When you play the game it will draw a set pattern depending on the frame you are on, with random additions to the pattern, to give a different orchard each time.
: ux|en|a cracker barrel
: ux|en|the barrel of a [[windlass]]; the barrel of a watch, within which the spring is coiled.
: ux|en|Throw it into the trash barrel.
*: And she said, As the Lord thy God liveth, I have not a cake, but an handful of meal in a barrel, and a little oil in a cruse: ...
*:: compare the New International Version:
*::: "As surely as the LORD your God lives," she replied, "I dont have any bread--only a handful of flour in a jar and a little olive oil in a jug. ...
: He came barrelling around the corner and I almost hit him.
*: Snow shattered and spilled down the slope. Within seconds, the avalanche was the size of more than a thousand cars barreling down the mountain and weighed millions of pounds.[[Category:en:Containers]][[Category:en:Firearms]][[Category:en:Units of measure]]----
: This ship has more beam than that one.
*: The doubtful beam long nods from side to side.
: a beam of light
: a beam of energy
*: How far that little candle throws his beams!
: a beam of hope, or of comfort
*: Mercy with her genial beam.
: to beam forth light
: Beam me up, Scotty; theres no intelligent life down here.
: In some mollusks, as the cuttlefish, the shell is concealed by the animals outer mantle and is considered internal.
: Genuine mother of pearl buttons are made from sea shells.
: The black walnut and the hickory nut, both of the same Genus as the [[pecan]], have much thicker and harder shells than the pecan.
: The first lyre may have been made by drawing [[string]]s over the underside of a tortoise shell.
*: when Jubal struck the chorded shell
: The name shell originates from it being viewed as an outer layer of interface between the user and the internals of the operating system.
: The name "Bash" is an acronym which stands for "Bourne-again shell", itself a pun on the name of the "Bourne shell", an earlier Unix shell designed by Stephen Bourne, and the Christian concept of being "born again".
: Hes lost so much weight from illness; hes a shell of his former self.
: Even after months of therapy hes still in his shell.
: A shell corporation was formed to acquire the old factory.
: Nuts shell in falling.
: Wheat or rye shells in reaping.
*: Automenu is a good program to try, and offers a fair amount of protection - but, unfortunately, its one of those systems that allow users to shell to DOS.
: I saw them walking from a distance, their bodies strangely angular in the dawn light.
: The body is driven by desires, but the soul is at peace.
: Her body was found at four oclock, just two hours after the murder.
*: Indeed, if it belonged to a poor body, it would be another thing; but so great a lady, to be sure, can never want it [...]
*: Sometime Ive set right down and eat WITH him. But you neednt tell that. A body
: Whats a body gotta do to get a drink around here?
: The boxer took a blow to the body.
: The bumpers and front tyres were ruined, but the body of the car was in remarkable shape.
: Penny was in the scullery, pressing the body of her new dress.
: In many programming languages, the method body is enclosed in braces.
: I was escorted from the building by a body of armed security guards.
: The local train operating company is the managing body for this section of track.
: We have now amassed a body of evidence which points to one conclusion.
: All bodies are held together by internal forces.
*: The voice had an extraordinary sadness. Pure from all body, pure from all passion, going out into the world, solitary, unanswered, breaking against rocks—so it sounded.
: We have given body to what was just a vague idea.
: The red wine, sadly, lacked body.
*: In a gentle breeze, the whole body of air, as far as the breeze extends, moves at the rate of seven or eight miles an hour; in a high wind, at the rate of seventy, eighty, or an hundred miles an hour [...]
*: Using three-dimensional seismic and well data from the northern North Sea, we describe a large (10 km3) body of sand and interpret it as extrusive.
: The English Channel is a body of water lying between Great Britain and France.
: a nonpareil face on an agate body
*: I dont say, one bodies the other / Ones spiritual truth; / But I do say its hard to lose either, / When you have both.
: She sat on the back porch hulling peanuts.
*: Deep in their hulls our deadly bullets light.
: holomorphically convex hull; affine hull; injective hull
*: We goe not, but we are carried: as things that flote, now gliding gently, now hulling violently, according as the water is, either stormy or calme.