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  • Also, to secure the oar from the weather (for I used it in mild breezes as a flagstaff on top of my pyramid from which to fly a flag I made me from one of my precious shirts) I contrived for it a covering of well-cured sealskins.

    Chapter 19

  • The entire force was to wear uniforms of chamois or well-cured leather of a faded color.

    Champlain's Dream

  • It was strapped tightly to prevent water from seeping in, and the cover was of well-cured leather.


  • We would sit at the bar and watch the bodeguero prepare the mayonnaise in a large, well-cured mortar and pestle where he vigorously stirred egg yolks and olive oil, adding salt and lemon juice until he got the optimum smooth texture.

    Havana Salsa

  • The ham must be well-cured country ham more salt than ham is ideal and cannot under any circumstances be ham from a “deli.”

    Suddenly Southern

  • The skin had only a slight odor, which meant that it had been well-cured.

    Mind Meld

  • Mairi dug about in their household belongings and brought out some well-cured sheep fleeces and some of the cotton that she had saved from the last crop at Landing.

    First Fall

  • Piemur loved the storerooms, redolent with the smell of well-cured hides and the eye-smarting acridity of newly dyed fabrics.

    Dragon Drums

  • He came, looking as always alert, steady and tough as well-cured leather.

    The Persian Boy

  • He came to understand the worth of a cross-shaped tin ingot compared to a string of amber beads and some well-cured white furs.

    The Time Traders


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