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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of pincushion.


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  • That region still produces, but there aren't many big discoveries still to be made in the pincushioned ground.

    BP disaster: Rare mix of geological factors created rich but dangerous reserves

  • The rest fled for their lives, some riding double on their horses, most of which had been “pincushioned” with arrows and were bleeding profusely.


  • His body lay pincushioned … all from the swelling seeds within.


  • If her body had been capable of projecting quills when upset, he would have been pincushioned.

    Stone and Anvil

  • Stretching out to the mountains at the other end of the ravine is a bumpy wasteland pincushioned with those things 1 saw earlier - cairns, monuments, whatever they are.

    the secret sense

  • In a few of the rooms they found some of the staff, who had been lined up against a wall and pincushioned with arrows.

    Stone of Tears

  • His fur smoldered and his flanks were pincushioned with darts.

    The Silver Spike

  • All the steersmen were down, pincushioned, and Tito was handling the massive sweep alone, gasping black curses, his braced legs knots of straining thews.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • A slingstone bounced off his leather-decked abdomen, an arrow ripped along one cheek, blowgun darts pincushioned his double cuirass.

    The Earth Book of Stormgate

  • In the next instant, the man was pincushioned with arrows.

    Conan the Avenger


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