Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A book-name of the siskin. Also terin.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.), Proverbs The siskin.
“A little tidy scrumptious lookin 'sleigh, a real clipper of a horse, a string of bells as long as a string of inions round his neck, and a sprig on his back, lookin' for all the world like a bunch of apples broke off at gatherin 'time, and a sweetheart alongside, all muffled up but her eyes and lips -- the one lookin' right into you, and the other talkin 'right at you -- is e'enamost enough to drive one ravin' tarin 'distracted mad with pleasure, ain't it?”
“Yes'em, they come an want hosses once in awhile, an they was a rarin 'tarin' time atryin to catch them hosses fo they would run into the woods befo 'you could get ahold of' em.”
“En den Mis 'Spurlock, she jumped up, flung off her bonnit, en wen' tarin 'cross de house ter whar Ike wuz sett'n' by Eli on de bench.”
“A tarin can carry from 500 to 1000 people with 200mph.”
“Nawt just mee – EBREEWUN heer wud bee distrawt and rippin their close to shreds an tarin heir hare out frum werrying bout but mite hav happened too yoo.”
“So, in the midst of that tarin rain, at midnight, we had to walk four miles, from Westminster”
“She thinks that she is all alone in her abilities, until on a fateful tarin ride she meets a young boy named Norio, who is also a telepath but seemingly more powerful; and Tsuneo, a Psychic who can see events in the future.”
“Chairs had been placed among the plants in the Garden of As - tarin.”
“Sur - rounded by its own magical barrier through which nothing could penetrate to do it harm, the tree was planted in the Garden of As - tarin and was much admired.”
“Sholey Christians,' say I, 'kin' joy dersef widout hurtin 'nobody, neither tarin' der close! ”
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