Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of mine.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of mine.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • 'My boys, never work in the mines' yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = '\'My boys, never work in the mines\' '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' Article: Just after Powell Harmon implored his family to love Jesus, he scrawled, “My boys, never work in the mines.

    'My boys, never work in the mines'

  • In one game, my son's avatar reached an untimely death, and exploded in "mines" planted by other team members (who play virtually from around the world).

    Miguel Guhlin: In Loco Parentis

  • Just how long she can go before working in the mines is uncertain.

    Hunger Games (copy)

  • Unless the geologic situation of Welsh coal mines is so different than that of West Virginian coal mines that the two are dug and operated in completely distinct ways.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Supreme Court’s Entrance, Justice Breyer, and Foreign Law

  • After high school, Flannigan trained as an S2 Reconnaissance officer for the Marines, specializing in mines, booby traps, camouflage and stealth movement.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • In My Sister, My Love: The Intimate Story of Skyler Rampike, the incomparable Oates once again mines the depths of the sinister yet comic malaise at the heart of our contemporary culture.

    My Sister, My Love by Joyce Carol Oates: Book summary

  • Like canaries in mines -- providing early warnings -- an increasing number of progressives reacted to politically toxic gases.

    Norman Solomon: Progressive Canaries in a Political Mine

  • Next morning, Jacob Welse, for all of the Company and his millions in mines, chopped up the day's supply of firewood, lighted a cigar, and went down the island in search of Baron Courbertin.

    CHAPTER 30

  • The men worked in mines, some were crushed due to cave-ins, in Japan many died of pneumonia due to improper clothing, not warm enough in winter with summer clothes, and starvation.

    Japan’s Unwarranted Criticisms

  • Also you are not a relaible messenger - especially pulling quote-mines from a book that doesn't have any bearing on ID.

    Blast From the Past

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