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The details are all business, including four-hole buttons that never loosened or stretched the buttonholes during months of daily wear and regular washing.
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It was impossible to build a relationship at the bedside or buttonhole doctors on their rounds, the way they could have in non-pandemic times.
DYING ON THE WAITLISTBY DAVID ARMSTRONG AND MARSHALL ALLENFEBRUARY 18, 2021PROPUBLICA
Dutifully and admiringly, she records what would easily go unnoticed — the stitching on a buttonhole, the irregularities of a shadow.
WORLD CLASS: REMEMBERING LEGENDARY TRAVEL WRITER JAN MORRISLIZA WEISSTUCHDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
And there on the quay, with a flower in his buttonhole and a smile on his fat face, stood Mr. Ras Fendihook.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Cut the buttonhole slot, then punch a hole at the end with an ordinary belt punch.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
In making the buttonhole stitch, keep the needle close against the metal edge of the guide, as shown.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
It is almost impossible to make a perfect buttonhole in the ordinary manner by hand without a guide.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
"You will find out by and by," said Uncle William, coming in with a red rose in his buttonhole.
THE STORY OF THE BIG FRONT DOORMARY FINLEY LEONARD
And now here was Maitland advancing towards us with one of Parkers aunts yellow roses in his buttonhole.
THE ROMANCE OF HIS LIFEMARY CHOLMONDELEY
Akuy nagsinad-ung sa sidsid, I sewed the hem with buttonhole stitches.
A DICTIONARY OF CEBUANO VISAYANJOHN U. WOLFF
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BUTTONHOLE

  • accost
  • address
  • apostrophize
  • buttonhole
  • chew out
  • declaim
  • exhort
  • get on a soapbox
  • go on about
  • hold forth
  • orate
  • perorate
  • rant
  • rave
  • soapbox
  • spiel
  • spout
  • stump
  • talk to
  • yell at
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