“He died for lack of a filling in his tooth,” she says, incredulous.
filling in for his boss, who was out of town, the engineer attended a meeting with another group inside Apple.
Her name is Tammy Bruce, and, filling in on the Laura Ingraham Show, she accused the first lady of being “trash.”
At Henley, the other vaporium, the crew lying around on settees and filling the room with fog brought back Dutch flashbacks.
There, she has put her old palatial home to use, filling it with children.
I feel as if I am filling up inside, and something tells me I shall soon die.
He begins by filling her soul with a sense of desolation and loneliness.
After filling the air with glorious music, the angels slowly vanished.
There must be the emptying of self, if there is to be the filling with God.
Put alternate layers of crumbs and oysters, filling the dish in this way.
Old English fyllan "fill up, replenish, satisfy," from Proto-Germanic *fullijan (cf. Old Saxon fulljan, Old Norse fylla, Old Frisian fella, Dutch vullen, German füllen "to fill"), a derivative of adj. *fullaz "full" (see full (adj.)). Related: Filled.
To fill the bill (1882) originally was U.S. theatrical slang, in reference to a star whose name would be the only one on a show's poster. To fill out "write in required matter" is recorded from 1880. Fill-in "substitute" (n.) is from 1918.
"a full supply," mid-13c., fille, from Old English fylle, from Proto-Germanic *fullin- (cf. Old High German fulli, German Fülle, Old Norse fyllr), noun of state from *fullaz "full" (see full (adj.)). Meaning "extra material in music" is from 1934.
filling fill·ing (fĭl'ĭng)
Material, such as amalgam, gold, or a synthetic resin, used to fill a cavity in a tooth.