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  • You had a tin-lined, zinc-lined wooden box, and you put a big chunk of ice inside it.

    The Heat Wave Of 1896 And The Rise Of Roosevelt

  • In Bexley, Roald had set up his own “very smart”23 darkroom with shuttered windows and zinc-lined sink.

    Storyteller

  • Richard created a small mud room for the side entrance (previously you entered directly into the tiny old kitchen), with beadboard walls and a few eccentricities, such as a zinc-lined boot tray, to fool visitors into thinking it was original to the house.

    Danielle Crittenden: The Reno: Preserving Happy House Karma

  • He wants to hurry to a lavatory, a zinc-lined room with a bar of untouched oval soap, a torrent of hot water and a swansdown towel that has never been used by anyone else.

    Underworld

  • Her actions startled the two women, mother and daughter, at the zinc-lined dry sink; they looked up with expressions of curiosity in their hazel eyes while Holly rattled off a peculiar mix of Polish and Czechoslovakian under her breath.

    SEASONS OF GOLD

  • 'Atrophied taste-buds, a zinc-lined stomach, a little imagination and you could be in Maxim's.

    Partisans

  • In the panel of the wall he opened a small secret drawer, zinc-lined, and put the will in it.

    The Bishop of Cottontown A Story of the Southern Cotton Mills

  • The cotton, which is generally packed wet in zinc-lined wooden boxes, will require to be dried, as it is very essential indeed that none of the materials used in the manufacture of gelatine should contain more than the slightest trace of water.

    Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise

  • The harmonium was floating in the sea, but being in a zinc-lined case took no harm.

    Three Years in Tristan da Cunha

  • The cordite charges in their brass cylinders and zinc-lined boxes did admirably, and the amount of knocking about which the cases and boxes out here stand is marvellous.

    With the Naval Brigade in Natal (1899-1900) Journal of Active Service

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