But before we got to that, I turned to my oldest son Mickey, our 5-foot-10 beanpole.
She was a beanpole growing up, before gaining 30 pounds after getting her period in eighth grade.
"Our beanpole friend is suggesting that we get out of the shell and stay awhile," said Dex with grim humor.
However, there their nest was, not the length of a beanpole from those of two pairs of Sparrows.
Is not that his high-stepping mare and his beanpole of a figure riding beside Benito in yon cloud of dust?
A great big thin fellow, as tall as a beanpole, with enormous yellow tusks, which he gnashed like a boar.
The face I finally saw at the top of that beanpole figure was as long as the moral law.
The beanpole mast had broken off close to where it was stuck in a crack in the barn door, and the sail had fallen on Sue.
She had a black smudge from the end of the beanpole, which had been in a bonfire, across her forehead.
A tall, thin person; hatrack: She was tall, but no beanpole (1830s+)