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Jack having overpowered her seized her by the hair and beat Baba Yaga with her own pestle.
F'r all ye know, it may be a short note to th' dhruggist askin' him to hit ye on th' head with a pestle.
MR. DOOLEY SAYSFINLEY DUNNE
I leaped at him and struck him a glancing blow with the heavy wooden pestle.
THE FIRE PEOPLERAY CUMMINGS
"I do not need advice from you," he growled, his wrinkled fingers grinding the rock pestle savagely against the bowl's contents.
WARRIOR OF THE DAWNHOWARD CARLETON BROWNE
She had got into the habit of relieving herself by an audible gasp each time she drove the pestle down.
Sally prefaced her reply with one of the professional gasps wherewith she was wont to bring down the iron pestle.
If powdered borax is used a block of wood will answer as a pestle to grind the borax to the right consistency.
COPPER WORKAUGUSTUS F. ROSE
It is then placed in a porcelain mortar and, with a little water and a pestle, it is ground about as fine as fine sand.
COPPER WORKAUGUSTUS F. ROSE
He passed by the apothecary's, and looking in saw a young man working sedulously at a pestle.
ORLEY FARMANTHONY TROLLOPE
It is a stone pestle, rudely but symmetrically hewn,—evidently the work of the aborigines.
OVER THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS TO ALASKACHARLES WARREN STODDARD

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