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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FILLINGS

And I know about fillings, how thick they ought to be, and how they ought to be seasoned, and all.

In the same mouth some fillings will be discolored, while others are not.

When nearly laced fill with any of the common upholsterer's fillings.

The player, who in that time discovers most of the fillings, carries off first honors.

One of his tricks is to laugh so that he shows all his fillings.

No difficulty will be experienced in making any of these fillings if the directions are carefully followed.

They are much used in cakes, muffins, and hot breads and in fillings for cakes and cookies.

The fillings of savory sandwiches may be placed between pieces of bread, crackers, pastry, chou paste or aspic jelly.

How the old man had fallen to this vanity no one knew, but sooner or later all the money he made was converted into fillings.

I heard Amanda say that she would make the fillings to-day for pumpkin, lemon and apple; she has the crust all done.

WORD ORIGIN

verbal noun from fill (v.). Dentistry sense is from 1848. Filling station attested by 1921.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.