Sentence Examples


  • I used my little stock of beads, cards and straws at first because I didn't know what else to do; but the need for them is past, for the present at any rate.
  • The wheat-seed for these straws is sown very thickly on comparatively elevated and arid land, and it sends up long attenuated stalks.
  • Subsequently straws are selected from the sheaves, and of these the pipes of the two upper joints are taken for plaiting.
  • Spotted and discoloured straws are dyed either in pipe or in plait.
  • Split straws are prepared with the aid of a small instrument having a projecting point which enters the straw pipe, and from which radiate the number of knife-edged cutters into which the straw is to be split.
 

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