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Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
A fellow rudely clad—a hybrid between man-at-arms and lackey—lounged on a musket to confront them in the gateway.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He was coming out, like myself, to sniff the air; and I was not surprised, for its sweetness after the rain was intoxicating.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Watch sat down gravely near it, and gave an approving sniff at intervals.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
And the Seneschal, moved by that confident promise of evil, threw himself before the men-at-arms.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
On the first day, a thousand English archers, supported by men-at-arms, attempted to draw the Scots.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Belhaven made his escape to his own country, and was there beyond the reach of the Serjeant-at-Arms.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Her mother had been carried off by a Burgundian man-at-arms, and none knew what had become of her.
THE MERRIE TALES OF JACQUES TOURNEBROCHEANATOLE FRANCE
At the foot of the table the Norman men-at-arms were splashing their liquor, and roaring broad jests at the Greek serving-maids.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
It was made imperative that a serjeant-at-law or a king's counsel should sit to assist in the judgment.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
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WORDS RELATED TO SNIFF AT

  • deride
  • disparage
  • ridicule
  • sneeze at
  • sniff at
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