scarf out

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v scarf out overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself "She stuffed herself at the dinner","The kids binged on ice cream"
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Usage

In literature:

My scarf streamed out like a banner.
"Phemie Frost's Experiences" by Ann S. Stephens
It must have slipped out when she laid the scarf beside her and sat down to make the wreath.
"The Price of the Prairie" by Margaret Hill McCarter
That scarf had never been taken out of its wrappings.
"Lady Cassandra" by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
She smoothed her hair, flung a scarf over her shoulders, and stepped out into the early twilight.
"Ewing\'s Lady" by Harry Leon Wilson
She seized a white scarf from the table near by and waved it frantically out the window.
"The Ranch Girls at Rainbow Lodge" by Margaret Vandercook
He quietly handed his prayer-scarf to the beadle, wished the bystanders "good Sabbath," and walked out of Shool, leaving them all disconcerted.
"Yiddish Tales" by Various
Then it pleased her grief to bring out her own best scarf for enfolding.
"The Unknown Sea" by Clemence Housman
At the sound she threw a thin scarf over her shoulders and stole out to the porch.
"The Valiants of Virginia" by Hallie Erminie Rives
He passed his sleeve across his lips, then put out his arm, seized Brightly by the scarf round his neck, and dragged him near.
"Furze the Cruel" by John Trevena
Out of the centre of a huge white mass down the cleave appeared a black scarf tied to the end of an umbrella.
"By Violence" by John Trevena
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In poetry:

How many a lonely caravan sets out
On its long journey o'er the desert, Doubt,
Yet comes basck home laden with ivory,
With gold, and gums, and scarfs from oversea.
"A Lover in Damascus" by Charles Hanson Towne
Spring came out of the woodland chase,
With her violet eyes and her primrose face,
With an iris scarf for her sole apparel,
And a voice as blithe as a blackbird's carol.
"The Passing Of Spring" by Alfred Austin
At such a deep, at such a fateful hour,
I made the page wake up and take her chance,
To put on hood and scarf, and venture out to
Descendants, strangers, shaking off her trance.
"Craft" by Boris Pasternak

In news:

The old cowboy shrugged on his jacket, pulling it up tight around his neck, tucking in his neck scarf while he fished to match buttons to buttonholes to close out the sharp cold of the fall morning.
Sheriff Ed Bieluch is decked out in full regalia: green uniform topcoat, slacks adorned with an ankle-to-hip gold stripe, white gloves, and a neck scarf.
Joan Didion wore a purple scarf and her trademark oversized glasses last night at the sold-out Harvard Book Store-sponsored event at First Parish Church in Cambridge.
Roxy Rabb lays out some of her scarf necklaces at Betsy Prince in Colonial Brookwood Village.
Because I'm running out of space, I'm hoping you might know of a scarf company that makes reversible scarves so I would be getting two for the price of one.
Lacoste's wool-blend, striped scarf is toasty-warm and soft — unlike so many of the scratchier wool items out there.
"There's a lot of homeless people out there and if I can just crochet one scarf for one homeless person, just to keep 'em warmer, than it makes me feel good.".
As soon as the introductions were out of the way, she and I got into a discussion about the Red Scarf Project and the controversy in our area about the great red scarf rescue.
Out stepped President Obama, pressing his hands together and bowing ever so slightly - a gesture the Burmese democracy leader, dressed in a green scarf, peach blouse and black sarong, returned.
Work on your Knit Your Bit scarf (Find out more about the Museum's Knit Your Bit Campaign) or bring in other inspiring projects as you swap stories with other knitters under the Museum's WWII C-47.
We've had controversy, we've had strife, and we had one heckuva great turn out of donated scarves to the Orphan Foundation of America's annual Red Scarf Project.
An Omaha woman figured out a way to use a fashionable scarf to help prevent theft.
One of the least expensive elements for tuning up old clothes and one that never goes out of style is the scarf .
One of the least expensive elements for tuning up old clothes and one that never goes out of style is the scarf.
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