Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. stapul, stapol, stapel, a step, a prop, post, table, fr. stapan, to step, go, raise; akin to D. stapel, a pile, stocks, emporium, G. stapel,a heap, mart, stake, staffel, step of a ladder, Sw. stapel, Dan. stabel, and E. step,; cf. OF. estaple, a mart, F. étape,. See Step
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. stapel, a prop—stapan, step; cf. Ger. stapel.
That the staple trade of the place is the Newfoundland trade.
"A Tour in Ireland 1776-1779" by Arthur Young
To his extreme surprise the bolt shot through the staple immediately gave way.
"Godfrey Morgan" by Jules Verne
Water-colour: Jones's chambers in Staple Inn, Holborn.
"The Samuel Butler Collection at Saint John's College Cambridge" by Henry Festing Jones
Stables, when not identical with Staples (Chapter XIII), belongs to the same class as Mews.
"The Romance of Names" by Ernest Weekley
Wheat, however, is the staple crop of Red River.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
It is a very important crop in Australia, and is the staple grain of Mexico.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
Where warmth is desirable in the fabrics contemplated, the staple is made to resemble Wool quite closely.
"Glances at Europe" by Horace Greeley
In manufactories, every important staple was controlled by a syndicate.
"Looking Backward" by Edward Bellamy
STAPLE-KNEES, OR STAPLE-LODGING KNEES.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
All that fence needs is a few posts and some staples.
"The Gold Girl" by James B. Hendryx
Pavilions of sunshine--tents of the rain,
For these, the wild and the free;
And for us walled garden and window-pane,
And bolt and staple and key.
"A Pagan Prayer" by Virna Sheard
And Jones was settin' in it, SO:
A-readin' of a paper.
His mules was goin' powerful slow,
Fur he had tied the lines onto
The staple of the scraper.
"Jones's Private Argyment" by Sidney Lanier
That horrible black scaffold dressed,
That stapled block… God sink the rest!
That head strapped back, that blinding vest,
Those knotted hands and naked breast,
Till near one busy hangman pressed,
And, on the neck these arms caressed…
"The Confessional" by Robert Browning
Doug Cyr from Staples shows some gift ideas for moms, dada and grads.
Conservatism is a thought process that believes in life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, the core staple of this country.
Mark Bittman goes all Minimalist on an staple ingredient we thought couldn't get any simpler: pasta.
Bolivia's coca: A staple crop and seed of US disapproval .
It's a staple recipe of American political campaign mail.
The singer's country-soul hit was a radio staple for decades, even as recently as 2003 when Uncle Kracker covered the song and reached no.
Soul artist recorded 1973 radio staple.
Prices for the food staples most important for human consumption are not as high as they were in 2008.
The important human food staples are rice, wheat and corn.
Timothy J Leiweke, A. E.G. 's president and chief executive, said in an interview that the company expected to begin selling tickets for the Staples Center by early 2012, and at the O2 after the Olympic Games next summer in London.
It's been a summer staple in my life since I was 4 years old -- a day outing to the Montgomery County fair.
This Southeast Asian staple can transform many dishes.
PESTO has become a staple, especially in late summer when basil is best, but pasta with pesto does have its limits.
Romney didn't load up on Staples stock, devastating Allred's case.
The New Orleans Hornets will try to snap a seven-game losing streak on Monday night when they head to the Staples Center to meet the Los Angeles Clippers, who are in the throes of a losing streak themselves.
Staples, Dynamic random walks in Clifford algebras, Adv.
Dynamic Random Walks on Motion Groups
Staples for interesting discussions and questions.
Bell's Inequalities, Superquantum Correlations, and String Theory
MCMC has become a staple tool in the physical sciences and in Bayesian statistics.
Consistency of Markov chain quasi-Monte Carlo on continuous state spaces
The idea that analytic bounds such as (2.9) may be used to simultaneously encompass a wide array of probabilistic structures is indeed one of the staples of present paper and .
Fine Gaussian fluctuations on the Poisson space II: rescaled kernels, marked processes and geometric U-statistics
Analysis of models of this kind have been the staple of ERGM (Frank and Strauss, 1986; Hunter and Handcock, 2006; Goodreau et al., 2009).
Exponential-family Random Network Models