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If old Piegan Smith hadn't been sampling the contents of that keg so industriously he would never have made a break.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Dan inserted the primer, pulled the lanyard and sent the contents of the gun into the ranks of the enemy.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
But Lady Hartledon did not hear; or if she heard, did not heed; she was already absorbed in the contents of her letter.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The contents of the pipe-chest he thoroughly knew, for often he counted the pipes.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
An hour later, I heard he was dead: that on his way to his home he had purchased a bottle of laudanum and swallowed the contents!
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Like lightning he turned and seized by the wrist a man who had already opened the bag and laid hold of some of its contents.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
If, now, the patient cough or strain as if at stool, the contents of the stomach will usually be forced out through the tube.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Quite elated, the author asked his friend what part of the contents pleased him so much.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Taking off the lid she emptied its contents in a heap—silver and copper with one or two gold pieces intermixed—on the table.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
On one of these fine days the steward stumbled with the coffee-pot, and deluged me with its burning contents.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CONTENTS

  • amounts
  • bales
  • bundles
  • capacities
  • charges
  • consignments
  • contents
  • encumbrances
  • goods
  • hauls
  • heft
  • hindrances
  • ladings
  • masses
  • packs
  • parcels
  • parts
  • payloads
  • shipments
  • shots
  • weights
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