Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. strope, AS. stropp, L. stroppus, struppus, perhaps fr. Gr. a band or cord, fr. to twist, to turn (cf. Strophe). Cf. Strop a strap, a piece of rope
Morey and the others joined Arcot in the control room and strapped themselves into the cushioned seats.
"Islands of Space" by John W Campbell
Strong followed the professor and Hawks aboard and strapped himself into an acceleration chair.
"On the Trail of the Space Pirates" by Carey Rockwell
These vials I will carry strapped under my armpits.
"The Girl in the Golden Atom" by Raymond King Cummings
I tell you, Captain, that those two that galloped off had a sword apiece strapped to their saddles.
"The Rifle Rangers" by Captain Mayne Reid
Its outer appearance was that of a neat modern woman's handbag with a shoulder strap.
"Legacy" by James H Schmitz
I did so, and reached my arms up to the straps.
"The Ape, the Idiot & Other People" by W. C. Morrow
I was glad to get that money as I was about strapped.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
In vain he pulled and tugged at the straps.
"Prairie Flowers" by James B. Hendryx
Richard Darrell twisted his feet out of his snow-shoe straps.
"Blazed Trail Stories" by Stewart Edward White
These straps were really quite curious.
"Rollo in Switzerland" by Jacob Abbott
First be sure you're right, boys,
Then with courage strong
Strap your determinations
And move right along.
"A Chat With the Boys" by Frank Barbour Coffin
I wondered if my packing-straps were tight,
And wondered why I wondered……Sound
and order came…… I ran into the night,
wondering why I smiled.
"Before Action" by Leon Gellert
Oh, how sad it was, the satin of her dress,
Her breast was very white, among the straps black fair!
How sorry I was then to see her eyes distressed,
Her hands in snowy gloves, resigned as to a prayer!
"After the Concert" by Innokentii Fedorovich Annensky
Hold thi din! or aw'll gie thi a taste o' that strap!
Tha maks it noa better wi' yellin like that!
Come, whisht nah,--'twor nobbut a little mishap;--
Nah, whisht,--an tha'll see ha we'll leather yond cat.
"Come Thi Ways In" by John Hartley
Watchers, he died in harness—died in the shafts and straps—
Fell, and the burden killed him: one of the day's mishaps—
One of the passing wonders marking the city road—
A toiler dying in harness, heedless of call or goad.
"Dying In Harness" by John Boyle O Reilly
I 'ear they tied Spike up with 'arness straps
An' bits uv 'ay-band, till the John 'Ops come;
An' watched 'im workin' out a mental sum -
Free an' some chaps -
Uv 'ow much time 'e'd git fer this last plot
An' other jobs. The answer was, a lot.
"Spike Wegg" by C J Dennis
The Harper government's novel and controversial plan to fund its cash-strapped fisheries department betrays the spirit of B.C.
There are a number of proposals to put the cash-strapped Postal Service on firmer financial ground.
Cramped , cash-strapped Corcoran Gallery: To flee or not to flee.
Thrill-seekers looking for an adventure this summer may not be as quick to strap on the harness and go down a zip line after hearing about a Georgia woman's tragic accident.
Illustration Strapped to Obamacare by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times more.
The object strapped to the woman's body was not an actual explosive, the Sheriff's Department says.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel rebuffed Friday a call by the International Monetary Fund to give cash-strapped Greece more time to clean up its state finances.
Cash-strapped California schools court film and TV crews as part of a scramble to recover lost revenue.
Major League Baseball tossed the financially flagging Mets a $25 million lifeline late last year in a bid to shore up the cash-strapped team as it faces claims from Bernard Madoff victims, sources told The Post.
Strapped over your underwear, the heavy duty vinyl bag is large enough to carry a fifth of alcohol.
She was out of her Lower East Side apartment by 7:30, strapped on her helmet and began the bike ride downtown, stopping in Chinatown for red bean buns.
HOW TO WEAR IT Diane Kruger punched up a little white dress with a chain strap bag worn messenger style—follow her lead and a similar bag can be as decorative as a necklace.
The financially strapped National Park Service can no longer afford the park's upkeep, and a controversial bill aimed at privatizing it has emerged in Congress.
100% cotton with adjustable Velcro strap.
It may look like she's strapping herself in for a trip to space, but Carol Lennon is actually getting ready to go to sleep.
Futhermore the set of all the terms in Tλ⊂µ (u) forms ‘Bethe-strap’ structure, which bears a resemblance to a weight space diagram.
Analytic Bethe ansatz and functional equations associated with any simple root systems of the Lie superalgebra sl(r+1|s+1)
The results in the latter two sections work in form of a boot-strap, starting with a Lifshitz tail bound under strong additional assumptions which are then relaxed.
Understanding the Random Displacement Model: From Ground-State Properties to Localization
To apply a large number of pulses without scrambling the sensor NV spin state, the control pulses are carefully calibrated to within 2% using a boot-strap tomography scheme .
Nanoscale magnetic imaging of a single electron spin under ambient conditions
The absorber is connected to a cold reservoir at temperature Tbath by a thermal strap of heat conductance G. A ﬂuctuation in the intensity of the celestial radiation warms the absorber slightly.
The Cosmic Microwave Background for Pedestrians: A Review for Particle and Nuclear Physicists
The second (bootHence, if g is twice continuously differentiable in the neighborhood of τ , a limited strap) part of (C3) follows from the same reasoning.
An asymptotic total variation test for copulas