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He therefore gave the order to have the fresh buoy, with its chain and sinker, ready to let go.
Before long we will have to take every tool maker and die-sinker in non-war work and put him in war production.'
A horn spear, with barbs, and a fine shell sinker, shows that they lived on fish.
Miette had mechanically placed the sinker above the glass of water.
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It consists of a float with a sinker at one end and a graduated tube or rod at the other.
The most rational supposition seems to be that it was intended to serve the triple purpose of a support, a float, and a sinker.
I waited for him nearly an hour, when he returned with a "poke-out" (food given at the door) and a "sinker" (a dollar).
It is a very beautifully cut piece of embossing, the work of Wyon, the celebrated London die sinker.
I felt like rowing, and took the oars while Kate was mending her sinker and the cap'n was busy with a snarled line.
His heart beat as the sinker touched the bottom, and he pulled it up the proper distance.
LITTLE BY LITTLEWILLIAM TAYLOR ADAMS

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