Noticing a pot of areca nut toothpaste on a chemist's counter, I asked him what the peculiar properties of the areca nut were--in short, what was it good for.
Behind them rose the snow-crested peaks of the Sawtooth Mountains, like frosted spires against an amber sky.
20.--When a compound, ending with any of the foregoing irregular words, is made plural, it follows the fashion of the word with which it ends: as, Gentleman, gentlemen; bondwoman, bondwomen; foster-child, foster-children; solan-goose, solan-geese; eyetooth, eyeteeth; woodlouse, woodlice; dormouse, dormice; half-penny, halfpence, half-pennies.
In his sword-hand, he wielded a small clasp-knife, which did the alternate duty of a toothpick and a whittler,K for which latter amusement he kept a small stick in his left hand to operate upon; and the floor bore testimony to his untiring zeal.
I will go on the slightest errand now to the Antipodes that you can devise to send me on; I will fetch you a toothpicker now from the furthest inch of Asia; bring you the length of Prester John's foot; fetch you a hair off the great Cham's beard; do you any embassage to the Pygmies--rather than hold three words' conference with this harpy.
Drain on brown paper and remove toothpicks.
TOOTHPICKS?--WHY, I'VE JUST BIN AND HAD MY LAST TOOTH OUT!"
She sits in a room with opposite doors and windows, to let in a thorough draught, which gives her slenderer friends tooth-aches.
Cats have no near relations upon the American continent, nor do they appear to have ever had many except the sabre-tooths.
I have borrowed another cote, instead of your Honner's liferie, and a blacke wigg; so cannot be knoen by my lady, iff as howe she shuld see me: and have made as if I had the tooth- ake; so with my hancriffe at my mothe, the teth which your Honner was pleased to bett out with your Honner's fyste, and my dam'd wide mothe, as your Honner notifys it to be, cannot be knoen to be mine.
He that sleeps, feels not the toothach.
Sometimes it was bits of beef, sometimes mutton, but the result was mostly a toothsome mixture of turnips and carrots and onions in a sea of delicious gravy, with surprises of meat here and there to vary any possible monotony.
If she should fall asleepe with the tother knight it is not possible I should hold out till morning; that which would fright away an Ague would put me into a feare, I shall ha the toothache indeed with counterfeiting; I have knowne some men caught the stammers so; my gums begin to murmure, there is a feare all over my flesh, she will stay so long, and then--- Ri.
Oh for a vigorous fit of gout, colic, toothache,--an earwig in my auditory, a fly in my visual organs; pain is life,--the sharper the more evidence of life; but this apathy, this death!
We shall have flapjacks fried in bacon grease, and sugar, which is more toothsome--" "Flapjacks?"
He that sleeps, feels not the toothache:"--or, "toothake.
Kinde Conscience tho' heard, and came out of the planets, And sent forth his sorrioues, fevers, and fluxes, Coughes, and cardicales, crampes and toothaches, Reums, and ragondes, and raynous scalles, Byles, and blothes, and burning agues, Freneses, and foul euyl, foragers of kinde!
War had obviously not visited the place, for as they passed a low outhouse the startled cackle of chickens sounded toothsomely, and Barney came to a delighted halt.
Against the toothache.--Scarify the gums, in the grief, with the tooth of one that hath been slain.
A master beats his servant so that he dies of his wounds; another accidentally strikes out his servant's tooth,--the pecuniary loss of both masters is the same.
One could not think what had happened; but it appears that she wears "plumpers," of a kind of red guttapercha, to keep her face nice and round, and in choking the right cheek's one got jerked across into the left cheek, and that is how she got the toothachy look.
La.--This is better then the toothack; he carries it excellently.
A regular toothwright."
He that sleeps, feels not the toothache:"--or, "toothake.
The Lion stood to his full height, which was actually somewhat larger than most of the lions we can see in zoos, and smiled a toothy smile. "
+wangtooth+, C2; +wank-teeth+, pl.,
I'm painting an antiquated countess in Havre, and then I'm off for the open country with a thumb box, a toothbrush and a smile, and with this equipment I have all that the world can offer.
Most of these women are innocent of toothbrushes, and give and receive thrashings, and sing songs without a fastidious taste, and beat their servants and nag their husbands.
O Regan, she hath tied Sharp-tooth'd unkindness, like a vulture, here!
Ile send for the french toothdrawer in the morning.
a yonge colt's toothe abroad, Ould as I am myne eyes are not so dimme But can discerne this without spectacles.
+wange-toothe+, molar tooth, molaris, Prompt.;
Pinnules oblong, often slightly falcate, entire or toothed.
“Not a toothful!”
And in the myd place of on of his gardynes, is a lytylle mountayne, wher there is a litylle medewe: and in that medewe, is a litylle toothille with toures and pynacles, alle of gold: and in that litylle toothille wole he sytten often tyme, for to taken the ayr and to desporten hym: for that place is made for no thing elles, but only for his desport.
The varieties are very numerous, and differ chiefly in the form and toothing of the leaves, which are variegated in many cases, their size and form, and in the colour of the berries in a few instances.
Wonder how a farmer in this town, whose name we will not rite, likes burnin' wood from his nabor's wood-pile?"-- "We would advise a sertin toothles old made to leave off paintin' her cheeks, and stop slanderin' her nabors.
The features were distorted; the skin, clinging tightly to the bones, had a greenish tint, which was made the more horrible by the whiteness of the pillows on which the old man rested; drawn with pain, the mouth, gaping and toothless, gave breath to sighs which the howling of the tempest took up and drew out into a dismal wail.
He passed all his degrees with applause, obtained a Fellowship of his college in 1595, and proceeded to M.A. in 1596, and having already obtained credit at Cambridge as an English poet, he published in 1597 "Virgidemiarum, Sixe Bookes, First Three Books of Toothlesse Satyrs, Poetical, Academical, Moral, followed in the next year by Three last Bookes of Byting Satyres."
He repeated the name to himself, mumbling it toothlessly. "
Fruit-dots minute, each on a recurved toothlet, usually one at the upper margin of each lobe.
Your noble friend, the young lady at your right, has the sharpest tooth,--long, thin, pointed, like an awl, like a needle; ha, ha!
When they point outward like the spines of a holly leaf they are 'dentate-'toothed.
He is not thinking of any bush, no matter how beautiful, but of trailing arbutus, hepaticas, bloodroot, anemones, saxifrage, violets, dogtooth violets, spring beauties, "cowslips," buttercups, corydalis, columbine, Dutchman's breeches, clintonia, five-finger, and all the rest of that bright and fragrant host which, ever since he can remember, he has seen covering his native hills and valleys with the return of May. It is not meant, of course, that plants like these are wholly wanting in Florida.