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He had eked out the other evidence by means of a series of leases.
LOVE ME LITTLE, LOVE ME LONGCHARLES READE
Water ran low, provisions began to fail, and they eked out their meagre supply by butchering the horses taken at Port Royal.
PIONEERS OF FRANCE IN THE NEW WORLDFRANCIS PARKMAN, JR.
The A was eked out with a piece of salmon leader, while an old mandolin yielded a wire E.
The carpet covered only two-thirds of the floor, and was eked out by linoleum.
BETTY TREVORMRS. G. DE HORNE VAIZEY
But a sable robe, says the Chinese proverb, cannot be eked out with dogs tails.
A HISTORY OF CHINESE LITERATUREHERBERT A. GILES
Her uninteresting hair, like a rat's pelt, was eked out with a false addition of another color.
With a languid movement she eked out the thought that was in her.
But save for my ten pounds a week, which we eked out in the most frugal manner, we had not a penny between us.
THE SILENT HOUSEFERGUS HUME
The meager products of the land had to be eked out by the harvest of the sea.
INFLUENCES OF GEOGRAPHIC ENVIRONMENTELLEN CHURCHILL SEMPLE
There were a few plates of different patterns, which were eked out with platters, saucers, and two or three wooden bowls.
PADDY FINNW. H. G. KINGSTON