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  • They say my pappa has sisu because he scared a big bear out of a hollowed-out stump with just a look and lived in it when he first came to the valley.

    The Trouble With May Amelia

  • The story of Utanapishtim and all other flood stories around the world use the most unrealistic measurements in describing vessels: sometimes an ark of a kilometer long, sometimes a raft of tree trunks, sometimes a single, hollowed-out tree trunk, and sometimes a boat of reeds.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • In the thick of the trees, I found a hollowed-out place under a log where the ground was not so damp.

    Eliza’s Freedom Road

  • It is a hollowed-out tree that fits a child like me just fine and is my secret spot.

    The Trouble With May Amelia

  • The story of Utanapishtim and all other flood stories around the world use the most unrealistic measurements in describing vessels: sometimes an ark of a kilometer long, sometimes a raft of tree trunks, sometimes a single, hollowed-out tree trunk, and sometimes a boat of reeds.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • Others were hollowed-out asteroids, stations leased from local governments, or even ground-based complexes on planets.

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

  • A Middle Eastern grocer I frequent sells hollowed-out courgettes ready to fill with meat or couscous.

    Nigel Slater's butter-bean tomatoes, baked pears with maple syrup and cinnamon cream recipes

  • The largest pan snugly holds the next smaller pan, which holds the smallest one; each permanently attached handle rests inside the hollowed-out grip of the next larger pan, and the lids all fit on top.

    The Winners, Category by Category

  • I dreaded the bulging stares and the hollowed-out faces, the twisted, age-gnawed limbs, the sickly white heads and the wrinkles everywhere.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovery

  • The story of Utanapishtim and all other flood stories around the world use the most unrealistic measurements in describing vessels: sometimes an ark of a kilometer long, sometimes a raft of tree trunks, sometimes a single, hollowed-out tree trunk, and sometimes a boat of reeds.

    Modern Science in the Bible

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