“We must take a reef in our waistbands, and suck our thumbs,” said Paddy.
The waistbands and continuations are of strong twilled silk.
Waistbands were looser, eyes were clearer; we were tanned; we were calm with the large calmness of the great outdoors.
A kindly world had spread our waistbands to fairly normal dimensions.
"Ten sossand," he said, smoothing his waistbands, and then inserting his thumbs into the pits of his waistcoat.
They had on windbreakers the color of old cement and blue-jeans, with their waistbands concealed.
For further safeguard, the sleeves were turned up and pinned to the shoulder by the waistbands.
The imperfect cannot of itself perfect itself, and no man can lift himself by his own waistbands.
Amulets, frontlets, bracelets, and waistbands charged with medicines are also used as either charms or cures.
He led his men into the fight saying: "Boys aim at their waistbands," an order that has become historical.