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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BUTTONHOLED

This completes the picot, the bar is then buttonholed to the end.

When eyelets are used on the outer edge of a design, they should be buttonholed.

Fasten thread in the centre of one of the buttonholed sides.

Bijinks buttonholed me on the way here, and I could see from his face that he was laying for me.

Here he buttonholed me, and, looking about him like a conspirator, inquired if I had gin.

Why else do you think I've buttonholed you two out of the air?

The Golden Eagle himself, however, did more than that: he buttonholed me.

But you were not to put the pictures in until you had shown me the buttonholed edges.

I met the landlord as I was coming down and buttonholed him.

Paul motioned Chet to follow, and then buttonholed Noel Urner.