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  • The small shop is jam-packed with clothing, ranging from lace prairie dresses from the 1910s to 1980s couture, worn by mannequins with spooky cat-head masks.

    Unearthing Treasures in Paris

  • With cleaned fore finger, poke hole in side of cat-head biscuit, moving finger around a bit to enlarge hole.

    Fried Alabama

  • Molasses Sammich: Cold cat-head biscuitHome churned Jersey butterPure cane molassesDirections: Place right fore finger in mouth and lick clean.

    Fried Alabama

  • I would like to see a giant wolf spider or cat-head spider cake.

    Creepy Crawly Cakes

  • As for the cat-head -- looking at it sometimes Kane had a peculiar feeling of alteration; a faint sensing that once the pommel of the staff was carved with a different design.

    People of the Dark

  • ‘Golconda, of Calcutta,’ says the fellow, with a groan as seemed to come out of the whites of his eyes; and down goes his head again, enough to split a cat-head.

    Mary Anerley

  • With a tremendous cracking and splintering of oak, it struck the ship just beneath the anchor secured at the cat-head on the port bow ...

    In the Heart of the Sea: Summary and book reviews of In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick.

  • Turning over, she discovered TT reared up before the window, her forepaws on the sill, big cat-head outlined against the star-hazed night sky, staring fixedly down into the garden.

    The Complete Federation Of The Hub

  • On the seventh day, Hardenberg and I were forward by the cat-head adjusting the grain with some half-formed intent of spearing the porpoises that of late had begun to appear under our bows, and Hardenberg had been computing the number of days we were yet to run.

    The Ship That Saw a Ghost

  • "Run away with the falls, you lubbers," echoed Moggridge, who was as busy about the matter as the first mate and doing two men's work himself; but, although the usual chorus was raised, and the sailors tugged away with all their strength, the anchor would not budge from its resting-place on the cat-head.

    The White Squall A Story of the Sargasso Sea

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