Definitions

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  • noun plural of reed

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Little Ellie and her swan's nest among the reeds is a familiar illustration.

    Women and Economics: A Study of the Economic Relation Between Men and Women as a Factor in Social Evolution

  • The other side has provided no positive evidence that torture is effective, has provided a few thin reeds of rebuttal to the argument that it is counterproductive, and has met the intrinsically-wrong argument with cries of “moralism”.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Real Torture Debate

  • I especially like the ones that remind us that flexibility, bending like reeds, is better than being stiff an unforgiving.

    Blockbusters and the Tao Te Ching « Tales from the Reading Room

  • I'll never forget the look on my mother's face as sat at the kitchen table and sliced up spare reeds from a trojan condom using her sewing scissors, one of several given my by Mr. Truelove for that purpose!

    At one time I figured to have shot about 70 turkeys.

  • I'll never forget the look on my mother's face as sat at the kitchen table and sliced up spare reeds from a trojan condom using her sewing scissors, one of several given my by Mr. Truelove for that purpose!

    At one time I figured to have shot about 70 turkeys.

  • NYT article hints at some thin reeds of agreement between Democrats and Republicans on health care:

    Matthew Yglesias » You Can’t Do Anything Without Money

  • While I can't say I'm 100% behind him on the emotional level, as a practical matter of law he's right; to overturn the referendum on the thin reeds that the opponents made in their case before the court would have made a mockery of both the court and the process, and all it would have done is dragged it through another series of purgatory-inducing suits and trials.

    Hollywood Ending

  • BAGHDAD (AP) Gunmen hiding in reeds in a Sunni town south of Baghdad killed seven Shiite pilgrims Sunday as they were marching to a shrine in the capital for a major holiday, officials said.

    Gunmen in Iraq kill 7 Shiite pilgrims on way to shrine

  • You may not rip reeds from the walls of the hangar to beat and shoo-off smaller children (both because it ruins the aesthetic appearance of my home and it makes the children cry); 2: You may not stare at me for more than 5 minutes without saying anything.

    Archive 2005-12-01

  • You may not rip reeds from the walls of the hangar to beat and shoo-off smaller children (both because it ruins the aesthetic appearance of my home and it makes the children cry); 2: You may not stare at me for more than 5 minutes without saying anything.

    Gettin Goin: The Life of a Celebrity

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