Silver Star

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Silver Star a United States military decoration for gallantry in action
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Usage

In literature:

Silver Bow, notoriously the hotbed of political agitation in the State, possessed in Mr. Moore a star speaker.
"A Man of Two Countries" by Alice Harriman
He looked up at the heavens, and the moon and the stars were so bright that they seemed to be surcharged with silver.
"The Great Sioux Trail" by Joseph Altsheler
The emblem of authority, a bright silver star, gleamed on the breast of his ulster.
"Anderson Crow, Detective" by George Barr McCutcheon
This horse Silver Star was all he had and Cricket used to ride him himself.
"Old Man Curry" by Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan
Through the crack in the case glittered the six silver stars of the Six Star whiskey.
"Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective" by Ellis Parker Butler
To the west of the Silver River is the constellation of the Weaving Maiden, consisting of three stars.
"The Chinese Fairy Book" by Various
Then the moon rose like a wonderful silver shield; and the stars began to shine, and a sound of music came from the palace.
"The Happy Prince and Other Tales" by Oscar Wilde
The stars like silver squadrons sail close to the waiting earth.
"Why I Preach the Second Coming" by Isaac Massey Haldeman
With them stood another man dressed in the black-and-silver of the Star Watch.
"The Dueling Machine" by Benjamin William Bova
The moon, meanwhile, rose higher and higher, drawing a silver veil over the stars.
"Jimbo" by Algernon Blackwood
These princes' children also are born with gold and silver stars on their foreheads, p. 30.
"Indian Fairy Tales" by Anonymous
They were urged on by two mounted officers wear ing respectively the silver stars of a Colonel and a Major.
"Si Klegg, Book 4 (of 6) Experiences Of Si And Shorty On The Great Tullahoma Campaign" by John McElroy
I observed the burly person in the fez and wearing a silver star.
"Captain Macedoine's Daughter" by William McFee
In spite of the warning the silver fox had given, Dusty Star was at a loss as to what was best to be done.
"Dusty Star" by Olaf Baker
The wavering reflection of a silver star in the bosom of the brook told him that he was not mistaken.
"International Short Stories" by Various
Then suddenly a rippling veil of pale silver appeared ahead; then a blue-black sky and twinkling stars.
"Astounding Stories, August, 1931" by Various
But the ceaseless song of the wild rapids fell upon the voyagers' ears, and the first stars were burnishing the dancing waves with silver.
"Little Oskaloo" by Thomas Chalmers Harbaugh
In silver stars and red crosses.
"Geography and Plays" by Gertrude Stein
Jean was fashioning an immense silver star.
"The Ranch Girls at Rainbow Lodge" by Margaret Vandercook
More stars sprang out, the segment of the moon broadened and shone like burnished silver.
"The Guns of Europe" by Joseph A. Altsheler
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In poetry:

O'er the sky stars without number,
On the earth a silver light;
All is harmony and slumber...
Dear, good night!
"Drowsy Birds" by Mihai Eminescu
They rest in quiet, where they are:
Their lifetime is the story
Of some fair flower--some silver star,
Faded in glory!
"The Death-Wake, Or Lunacy - Chimera III" by Thomas Stoddart
Under vague silver moonlight
The trees are lovely and ghostly,
In the pale blue of the night
There are few stars to see.
"The Trees At Night" by William Kerr
She ceases now and dries her tears
But still she lingers there
In silent thought till night is come
And silver stars appear.
"Alexander And Zenobia" by Anne Bronte
Her own land and folk were afar,
She must have gone astray,
But the gods had given a silver star,
To be with her on the way.
"Lines In Memory Of Edmund Morris" by Duncan Campbell Scott
Not as all other women are
Is she that to my soul is dear;
Her glorious fancies come from far,
Beneath the silver evening-star,
And yet her heart is ever near.
"My Love" by James Russell Lowell

In news:

Montgomery leads Suns past Silver Stars.
Mabus revokes imprisoned veteran's Silver Star .
Silver Star was a universal test favorite for comfort and adjustability.
Jim Slife, commander 1st Special Operations Wing, pins a Silver Star on Tech.
To go with the Photo of the Day, here is a rad video from Silver Star Bike Park.
A Camp Lejeune Marine who received the Silver Star for his actions during a patrol that was supposed to photograph an Afghan town says he's accepting the award on behalf of the troops that don't come home.
The Silver Star is the Army's third-highest award for valor.
Publisher's Pick: Park City's Silver Star Café.
Road 31 at Silver Star .
Viewing posts tagged silver star cafe.
Smart Strategies for Silver Star , B.C.
The newly remodeled Silver Star Saloon has transformed itself from a Chinese food restaurant into a bar committed to keeping it country.
Washington's shining Silver Star .
Terry Richard / The Oregonian Silver Star Mountain is known for open slopes that should be forested, except they've not recovered to grow trees after the Yacolt Burn.
An Air Commando from the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron received a Silver Star during a ceremony at the Pentagon Nov 14.
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