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  • And as I counted them now, as a child will to while away tedium, they were all there, forty of them, all canvas-topped, big and massive, crudely fashioned, pitching and lurching, grinding and jarring over sand and sage-brush and rock.

    Chapter 12

  • Long trains of the canvas-topped, horse-drawn wagons, rolling across vast prairies, are an enduring symbol of the nation's pioneering past.

    Americans Take RV on Open Road

  • In the beginning of the war in Iraq, American troops rode around in canvas-topped humvees, often with the tops down.

    Peace Meals

  • Down there were a casual breakfast and lunch restaurant and bar, a beachside pool, and a line of slim, canvas-topped huts, each of which contained a private shower.

    Paradise Lost

  • From little canvas-topped puestos (booths) vendors offered drinks, ice cream, sweets, balloons and toys for children.

    Walking the walk, talking the talk - Fiesta de Guadalupe in Puerto Vallarta

  • The company had a great idea for what to call their canvas-topped creations, too: Peds, the Latin word for "feet."

    How Your Favorite Sneakers Got Their Names

  • The canvas-topped wagon was rolling over level gray paving stones that stretched just the width of the village.

    Knife of Dreams

  • Everybody in the show knew the three women were Aes Sedai now, but their large wagon, covered with rain-streaked whitewash, still stood near the canvas-topped storage wagons, not far from the horse-lines.

    Knife of Dreams

  • A merchant's long train of canvas-topped wagons was turning in at the main gates, where half a dozen men in polished conical helmets and leather coats sewn with steel discs stood guard with halberds.

    Knife of Dreams

  • They were, without exception, clothed only in armless undershirts, a pair of old trousers belted in at the waist, and with canvas-topped and rubber-soled sneakers on their bare feet.

    An American Tragedy


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