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synonyms for botts dots

  • Botts' dots
  • silent policeman
  • sleeping policeman
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How to use botts dots in a sentence

A few, very few, little dots had run back over that green patch—the others had passed down into the world of darkness.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Therefore, I smoked my cigarette without misgiving, and kept close watch for bobbing black dots against the far-flung green.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The figures, besides being outlined by the dots, were decorated all over with the same pigment in dotted transverse belts.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
His face has three little dots, two black ones for the eyes, and one red one for the mouth.
MARGUERITEANATOLE FRANCE
Then I seemed to see a row of black dots appear along that ridge—human heads?
A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Pretty soon we saw match flares, and two little red dots that appeared told us that they were smoking.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
I cried, pointing to the southward, where two dots on the grassy plain were imperceptibly moving in our direction.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
The one of earliest date bore two red dots; the second, three red dots, and the third, two.
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
Mr. Faulkner withdrew from the case and Mr. Lawson Botts took his place.
THE RAID OF JOHN BROWN AT HARPER'S FERRY AS I SAW ITREV. SAMUEL VANDERLIP LEECH
Where a line of dots was used as a thought break in the original, the number of dots has been regularized.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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