Thesaurus / threads
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
In gonorrhoea gonococci are sometimes found in the sediment, but more commonly in the "gonorrheal threads," or "floaters."
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Isabel longed for the time when she should enter them and pick up the threads dropped from her mother's nerveless fingers.
After peace was declared the new Marshal returned to Dalmatia and took up the threads of his old life.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
And once Mother Oriole found, caught in the shutter, little threads of Hepzebiah's hair.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
It is true, I could see them; but not with sufficient distinctness to insure the proper insertion of the initial threads.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
These are now used alike in making fine threads and yarns and in large ropes.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
The threads of the rope were being cut through and in a few moments she would be free.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
These threads in the web of industry, which had shone that day for the first time, were the lives of two little children.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
The bands that you think to be threads, are iron bands that are clasping you not only for your grave, but forever.
PAPERS FROM OVERLOOK-HOUSECASPER ALMORE
The residue in the dish after evaporation was a tough reddish brown, gummy mass which could be drawn out into fine threads.
SOME CONSTITUENTS OF THE POISON IVY PLANT: (RHUS TOXICODENDRON)WILLIAM ANDERSON SYME
WORDS RELATED TO THREADS
- full feather
- glad rags
- tout ensemble
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