*: two years old next grass
*: Surely the people is grass.
*: He flew at me with his knife, and I had to grass him twice, and got a cut over the knuckles, before I had the upper hand of him.
: to grass a fish
: out of puff
: puff of smoke
*: to every puff of wind a slave
*: Is nothing to be said in praise of the "Emporiums" and "Repositories" and "Divans," which formerly were mere insignificant tailors, toymens, and tobacconists shops? Is the transition from the barbers pole to the revolving bust of the perruquier, nothing? — the leap from the bare counter-traversed shop to the carpeted and mirrored saloon of trade, nothing? Are they not, one and all, practical puffs, intended to invest commerce with elegance, and to throw a halo round extravagance?
*: Here the duke is made the vehicle of the tailors advertisement, and the prelusive compliments, ostensibly meant for his grace, merge into a covert recommendation of the coat. Several specimens might be given of this species of puff, which is to be met with in almost every paper, and is a favourite form with booksellers, professional men, &c.
*: He was the eighteenth century king of spin, or, in the language of the day, the "prince of puff".
: cream puff
*: Did you ever in your puff see such a perfect perisher?
*: The ass comes back again, puffing and blowing, from the chase.
*: Puffing and panting, we plodded on until within about a mile of the harbor we came upon a sight that brought us all up standing.
*: It is really to defy Heaven to puff at damnation.
*: Then came brave Glory puffing by.
*: The clearing north will puff the clouds away.
*: I puff the prostitute away.
: a bladder puffed with air
*: the sea puffed up with winds
*: puffed up with military success
*: puffed with wonderful skill
*: Round Ormonds knee thou tiest the mystic string.
: a violin string
: a [[bowstring|bowstring]]
: a string of shells or beads; a string of sausages
*: a string of islands
: The string of spittle dangling from his chin was most unattractive
*: In 1933, disgusted and discouraged after a string of commercial failures, Clara quit the film business forever. She was twenty-six.
: a string of successes
: no strings attached
*: Duckweed putteth forth a little string into the water, from the bottom.
*: The string of his tongue was loosed.
: the strings of beans
: You can string these beads on to this cord to make a colorful necklace.
: It is difficult to string a tennis racket properly.
*: So this was my future home, I thought!...Backed by towering hills, the but faintly discernible purple line of the French boundary off to the southwest, a sky of palest Gobelin flecked with fat, fleecy little clouds, it in truth looked a dear little city; the city of ones dreams.
: ux|en|He opened the door and was greeted by a cloud of bats.
*: so great a cloud of witnesses
: ux|en|The comic-book characters thoughts appeared in a cloud above his head.
: The glass clouds when you breathe on it.
: The sky is clouded.
: All this talk about human rights is clouding the real issue.
*: One day too late, I fear me, noble lord, / Hath clouded all thy happy days on earth.
*: Be not disheartened, then, nor cloud those looks.
*: I would not be a stander-by to hear / My sovereign mistress clouded so, without / My present vengeance taken.
: to cloud yarn
*: the nice conduct of a clouded cane