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Then a shawl, of flannel or any other warm material, is to be provided, to throw over the shoulders if the weather be cold.

The Physical Life of Woman:Dr. George H Napheys

The first thing they did was to throw over their lines; for they could see the fish through the clear water of the lake.

There was just time to throw over a few life rafts and take a high dive after the rafts.

The U-boat huntersJames B. Connolly

In all cases serve them on a compote dish, and throw over them syrup flavored with maraschino.

Choice CookeryCatherine Owen

The women colour the whole or part of their faces; for all covering, they throw over their shoulders a kind of sheepskin mantle.

The Human RaceLouis Figuier

Taper: It will never do to throw over the Church Commission.

The Earl of BeaconsfieldJames Anthony Froude

Indeed, it was possible that Mappin meant to throw over his English confederate.

For the Allinson HonorHarold Bindloss

They go quite naked, except a skin of some animal, which they throw over their shoulders when they lie in the open air.

The girls then encircled the seat of the Sultan, and vied with one another in the simulated attempt to throw over him a spell.

The officer, too, was not disposed to throw over his subordinate, who undoubtedly had been acting in accordance with orders.

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