Words nearby staves
How to use staves in a sentence
The book is broken into what Dickens calls staves, not chapters.How Dickens and Scrooge Saved Christmas|Clive Irving|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The mother unties the palm staves from the mattress, then takes the nylon ropes and ties the mattress to the boat.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is clear to you that she intends to use the staves as oars.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In Italy he decides that fascism is in fact “a sort of boy scout regime; but instead of staves it carries revolvers.”The Grand Tour in Style: Robert Byron’s ‘Europe in the Looking-Glass’|Malcolm Forbes|November 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Another common trick is to flavor inexpensive wines with oak chips or staves.The Great Wine Cover-up|Keith Wallace|August 18, 2009|DAILY BEAST
Regular pitched battles were fought with sticks and staves and stones.
Near the stream we found some felled trees and the staves of a cask.
The ribbon was supported at proper distances by white staves, similar to those of the court ushers.
The fact is, that a week ago he had ordered a lot of constables' staves and four sets of handcuffs.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
Then came the pitch-pine staves of a rice-cask; then a bedstead, a broken chair, a wooden flowerpot!The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.