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  • v. Past participle of sew up


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  • Mountain of Clouds by means of the vultures, sewn up in the camel-hide?

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The parts are then sewn up with a packneedle and a thread of sheepskin; and in

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Into the Chapel Royal, now hung with royal banners and the green and white banners of the Order (hastily sewn up to be ready for the ceremony), Mary Queen of Scots came in procession, her head held high and her gait majestic.

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles

  • Three-cornered amulets sewn up in velvet, strings of dried bamias for stewing, jeleks and djemadans richly embroidered with thick orange silk cord, horse-trappings with scarlet tassels, and gay saddlebags.

    High Albania

  • By that time, when GM had sewn up half the North American auto market, any truly epochal innovation—say, a turbine-powered truck or a car with a plastic body—could have bankrupted Ford and Chrysler.

    The Machine That Changed the World

  • Before even entering the race, Dan had already sewn up the support of 85 of the 102 Democratic county chairmen in the state, the majority of my colleagues in the state legislature, and Mike Madigan, who served as both Speaker of the House and chairman of the Illinois Democratic Party.

    The Audacity of Hope

  • Janshah, passing the Sabbation river and reaching the Jews’ city, is persuaded to be sewn up in a skin and is carried in the normal way to the top of the Mountain of Gems where he makes acquaintance with

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • This done, the body was sewn up and steeped in natron (salf-petre) for seventy days.

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

  • 442 So he opened it and, finding what seemed to be an amulet sewn up in the Fez, he unsewed the lining and took it out; then he lifted up the trousers wherein was the purse of the thousand gold pieces and, opening that also, found in it a written paper.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night


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