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The dark hills and clouds curtaining the run of the stretch of fields relieved her sight.
Throughout the day the close curtaining mists had resisted all stir of air, and the temperature had been almost sultry.
THE ORDEALCHARLES EGBERT CRADDOCK
A few weeks ago I found its fronds prettily curtaining the cleverly hidden nest of a pair of black and white creepers.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSFRANCES THEODORA PARSONS
I do not know why, unless it was the want of fire on the hearth, and the dark-green moreen curtaining.
ALL THE DAYS OF MY LIFE: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHYAMELIA EDITH HUDDLESTON BARR
Away around through the curtaining forest I sped, as if on wings, none knowing what was become of me, none suspecting my design.
Laughter and something like a "hurrah" answered her from behind the folds of the curtaining tablecloths.
His voice hardened into steel, his velvet eyes flashed through their curtaining lashes.
THE GAME AND THE CANDLEELEANOR M. INGRAM
Swiftly from each side of the gap a metal curtaining of the cubes joined.
He got off his horse and cut away with some difficulty enough of the curtaining foliage to allow an easy passage through.
THE BUSHRANGER'S SECRETMRS. HENRY CLARKE
Under it the curtaining writhed—out from it spurted thin cascades of cubes.

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boondogglenoun | [boon-dog-uh l, -daw-guh l]SEE DEFINITION