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This precarious straddle renders them — and the brain itself — vulnerable to infections.
Dey wouldn' be caught wearin' britches an' ridin' straddle like de womens do dese days.
And I would steal her dolls, pull their dresses for shame over their heads, and set them straddle the banisters.
So they dispatched the tortoise to the earth again, the monkey sitting a-straddle of his back.
JAPANESE FAIRY WORLDWILLIAM ELLIOT GRIFFIS
The ridge grew narrower, sheerer, and in places they had to straddle it, legs dangling precariously to left and right.
Beside the road we saw a plow-boy straddle, whistling on a stile.
The "Hecla" was a-straddle of the well, and rows of men were tossing at her brake-beams.
Mr. Crow's dignity asserted itself just as the valiant posse prepared to "straddle" the wheels in mad flight.
THE DAUGHTER OF ANDERSON CROWGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
These I had to straddle, cutting off the top as I progressed and hitching gradually ahead like a boy riding a rail fence.
After an unbroken session of fifty hours a straddle was all that the committee could be brought to agree upon.
MARSE HENRY (VOL. 2)HENRY WATTERSON

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