Sear spring

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sear spring the spring which causes the sear to catch in the notches by which the hammer is held.
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Usage

In literature:

Thick handfuls of mud from the side of the spring were brought and plastered over the seared strip.
"The Time Traders" by Andre Norton
Not finding any of the party at the sulphur springs, Sears had lost his head completely.
"Madge Morton's Trust" by Amy D. V. Chalmers
A new sear was inserted, also a new sear spring, broken in removing the broken sear.
"Pistol and Revolver Shooting" by A. L. A. Himmelwright
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In poetry:

I know not what is yet to run
Of spring or summer, green or sear,
Of death or life, of pain or peace,
Of shade or shine, of song or tear.
"I Know Not When the Lord Will Come" by Horatius Bonar
Then fly with me, love, ere the summer's begun,
And the mercury mounts to one hundred and one;
Ere the grass now so green shall be withered and sear,
In the spring that obtains but one month in the year.
"California Madrigal" by Francis Bret Harte

In news:

A legendary Colt revolver , ordered by the world-famous Sears & Roebuck catalog company around the turn of the 20th century, sold for $747,500 at the James Julia Spring Firearms Auction.
Langoustine and sea bass quenelle over seared spring romaine lettuce at Arugula.
EDMOND — In anticipation of a January closing, Sears at Quail Springs Mall has begun liquidating its merchandise.
The tradition began in 1955 after a Colorado Springs-based Sears Roebuck & Co. Advertisement for children to call Santa misprinted the.
Adam Bird The Grand Rapids Press Pan seared fresh cut of tuna on a bed of spring greens for a salad, covered in a fresh ginger and garlic sauce.
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