stuffed

Definitions

  • Jo stuffed the whole bundle into the stove
    Jo stuffed the whole bundle into the stove
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj stuffed filled with something "a stuffed turkey"
    • adj stuffed crammed with food "a full stomach","I feel stuffed"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Initially golf balls were made out of wood. After that they were made out of leather which was stuffed with feathers
    • stuffed Pilled with or as with stuffing.
    • stuffed Having the nose obstructed, as during a cold.
    • stuffed In botany, filled with a cottony web or spongy mass which is distinct from the walls: said of stems of fungi.
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Quotations

  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia%20Woolf
    “When the shriveled skin of the ordinary is stuffed out with meaning, it satisfies the senses amazingly.”
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra%20Pound
    “People find ideas a bore because they do not distinguish between live ones and stuffed ones on a shelf.”
  • D. H. Lawrence
    D.%20H.%20Lawrence
    “Oh literature, oh the glorious Art, how it preys upon the marrow in our bones. It scoops the stuffing out of us, and chucks us aside. Alas!”
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric%20Hoffer
    “An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head.”

Idioms

Stuffed to the gills - If someone is stuffed to the gills, they have eaten a lot and are very full.
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Usage

In literature:

Now that the fowl is boned make the following stuffing, regulating the quantity on the size of the chicken.
"The Italian Cook Book" by Maria Gentile
He intimated that I had been stuffed.
"A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention" by Lucius Eugene Chittenden
Drawn from stuffed specimens in the British Museum, 1/6 nat.
"Darwin, and After Darwin (Vol. 1 and 3, of 3)" by George John Romanes
The gaudy creature is best if stuffed, for its noisy tongue would drown our dialogue.
"Wappin' Wharf" by Charles S. Brooks
Across these are placed gold threads, two at a time, and these are stitched down over each two rows of stuffing.
"Handbook of Embroidery" by L. Higgin
The threshers in the barn stuffed corn into the pitchers out of which they drank.
"Bouvard and Pécuchet" by Gustave Flaubert
He stuffed his pockets full of ammunition and slid over the edge.
"Hunters Out of Space" by Joseph Everidge Kelleam
He knocked the stuffing Out of the stuffed birds!
"Explorers of the Dawn" by Mazo de la Roche
I took them home and put the package in our big stuffed chair and put a newspaper over them.
"Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa 1883" by George W. Peck
The very small children have all their clothes stuffed into them, and tumble safely about in the snow like little Dutchmen.
"Last Words" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
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In poetry:

J was some Apple Jam,
Of which Papa ate part,
But all the rest he took away,
And stuffed into a tart.
"Nonsense Alphabet" by Edward Lear
Here's a turnex. It's going quite cheaply.
(It lived with stuffed birds in the hall!
And, of course, to a mind that thinks deeply
That settles it, once and for all.)
"Fashions" by Alfred Noyes
Why should you wake for a realm that is rotten,
Stuffed with their bribes and as dead to their debts?
Sleep and forget us, as we have forgotten;
For Flanders remembers and England forgets.
"To Captain Fryatt" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
And he did a fine trade, eh, for years and for years.
People all came from near and from far there
Just to see Uncle George and the Dragon which he had had,
Stuffed and hung up in the bar there.
"St. George and the Dragon" by Weston and Lee
Pride held his hand before mine eyes,
The world with flattery stuffed mine ears;
I looked to see a monarch's guise,
Nor dreamed thy love would knock for years,
Poor, naked, fettered, full of tears.
"A Contrast" by James Russell Lowell
or falling at her little feet and crying
'You are the hottest one for years of night
Henry's dazed eyes
have enjoyed, Brilliance.' I advanced upon
(despairing) my spumoni.—Sir Bones: is stuffed,
de world, wif feeding girls.
"Dream Song 4: Filling her compact & delicious body" by John Berryman

In news:

In her case, it's a stuffed animal.
Woman finds bag stuffed with $11,000.
First popularized by NFL analyst John Madden, what is the name of the dish consisting of a chicken stuffed into a duck, which itself is stuffed into a turkey.
New Orleans chef Chuck Subra turns couche couche , a Cajun breakfast food where a cornmeal batter is cooked in oil until browned, into a savory stuffing for grilled redfish.
This Thanksgiving Cries Out For A Twinkie Stuffing.
Preheat oven to 325 F. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes per pound, if turkey is stuffed add 20 minutes extra to cook time.
When oven space is limited, a slow-cooker can be used to make any of a variety of your Thanksgiving dishes -- including stuffing.
Stuffed pets donated to Alzheimer's patients.
Pillow designs stuffed with health and beauty claims.
The salad can be served mounded on lettuce leaves, stuffed into avocado halves, or even between slices of bread for sandwiches.
One thousand meatballs and three stuffed pork loins slathered with datil pepper mustard.
Bud Kennedy shares a few options for Thanksgiving restaurant meals, and gets into the nitty-gritty of stuffing vs dressing.
Mario Monticelli, the winemaker for Trinchero Napa Valley, learned to make this stuffed steak from his mother.
Prized stuffed animal lost in Saturday house fire.
For Mourners of Knut , a Stuffed Bear Just Won't Do.
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In science:

All of the semantic properties are stuffed into the codebook, the interface between source structure and channel structure, which to information theorists is as interesting as a phonebook is to sociologists.
The transmission sense of information
Moreover between two consecutive labelled statements p and p1 f is stuffing a sequence of statements of H which is unique for the reason that Dg is unique.
Underapproximation of Procedure Summaries for Integer Programs
One may speculate that this part of ballots for UR was in some way “unfair” (stuffed, fraudulently counted, or obtained in non-voluntary voting settings).
Statistical anomalies in 2011-2012 Russian elections revealed by 2D correlation analysis
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