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  • 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica, Volume 27 Tongs 18773801911 Encyclopædia Britannica, Volume 27 — Tongs TONGS (O. Eng. tange, M. Eng. tonge, cf. Du
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  • FIRE-IRONS, the implements for tending a fire. Usually they consist of poker, tongs and shovel, and they are most frequently of iron, steel, or brass, or partly
    358 bytes (104 words) - 03:01, 7 March 2015
  • sees a pair of tongs. He remembers. Dadi doesn’t have one. Her hands get singed when she bakes chapatis. If he bought a pair of tongs she would be very
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  • the men who deliver ice at your door. Here you see various forms of ice tongs, ice shavers, files and stones for sharpening the tools, ice axes and ice
    134 bytes (18 words) - 17:13, 30 March 2015
  •   ’Twer Poll they cluster’d round. An’ after they’d a-had enough O’ snappèn tongs, or blind-man’s buff, O’ winter nights, an’ went an’ stood Avore the vire
    371 bytes (236 words) - 13:43, 28 June 2013
  • (1743) a picture of 'St. Dunstan holding the Devil by the nose with the tongs.' His widow applied for relief to the Society of Artists in 1769. Heinecken
    362 bytes (191 words) - 07:35, 28 June 2011
  • suppose the case of a pair of tongs that falls upon a man's foot, causing a cruel hurt. Will you claim that the tongs are punishable for that? The question
    425 bytes (2,966 words) - 06:22, 6 April 2010
  • 15But tread each other's heels in throngs, For the next day she lost the tongs: The salt box, cullender, and pot, Soon shar'd the same untimely lot.
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  • Tonalite Tonawanda Tonbridge Tondern Tone, Theobald Wolfe Tonga Tongking Tongs Tongue Tongues, Gift of Tonk Tonnage Tonnage and Poundage Tonnerre Tonqua
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  • prepare my evening meal below Carelessly hit the kettle as they go With tongs or shovel, And ringing round and round, Out of this hovel It makes an
    656 bytes (91 words) - 16:51, 14 April 2012
  • wull drink his eäle To love an’ frien’ship all night long. We’ll snap the tongs, we’ll have a ball, We’ll sheäke the house, we’ll lift the ruf, We’ll
    368 bytes (254 words) - 09:13, 20 June 2013
  • Heigh! heigh! Look here! the vier is out. HIS SISTER. How he do knock the tongs about! FANNY. Now theäre’s his whip-nob, plum Upon the teäble vor a drum;
    389 bytes (366 words) - 12:05, 31 December 2013
  • those tongs;—now take that bit of steak there, and tell me if you think that steak cooked as it should be?  Take it, I say”—holding the tongs towards
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  • saw also the Four Points of Albion reversd inwards He siezd his Hammer & Tongs, his iron Poker & his Bellows, Upon the valleys of Middlesex, Shouting
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  • to the tips of the fingers; next it is singed—a lighted turf held in a tongs being ran three times along its back from the butt of its tail to the top
    346 bytes (1,488 words) - 17:54, 20 July 2012
  • tow, instead of corks. Not one utensil for a fire, except an old pair of tongs, which travels through the house, and is likewise employed to take the meat
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  • saw also the Four Points of Albion reversd inwards He siezd his Hammer & Tongs, his iron Poker & his Bellows, Upon the valleys of Middlesex, Shouting
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  • wept, terrified! Then arose And chaunted his song, labouring with the tongs and hammer: But still the Spectre divided, and still his pain increas'd
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  • daughters, one of whom, Abigail, was cruelly beaten to death with a pair of tongs by her stepfather, Thomas Nunn, in 1599. Nunn, who was a clergyman, received
    335 bytes (494 words) - 18:52, 10 August 2011
  • also for a machine for making the fretwork of silver teatrays and sugar-tongs, and for buckles, horseshoes, and coach ornaments. He opened a shop in London
    388 bytes (712 words) - 12:25, 11 September 2011

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