toothpick


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pick consisting of a small strip of wood or plastic

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The apothecary's apprentice, having completed the manufacture of the toothpick, planted himself in front of the fire and made good use of it for ten minutes or so: when apparently growing rather dull, he wished Mrs.
When this interchange of Christian name was effected, Madame Defarge, picking her teeth with her toothpick, coughed another grain of cough, and raised her eyebrows by the breadth of another line.
At this second interchange of the Christian name, Madame Defarge, still using her toothpick with profound composure, coughed another grain of cough, and raised her eyebrows by the breadth of another line.
This third interchange of the Christian name was completed at the moment when Madame Defarge put her toothpick by, kept her eyebrows up, and slightly rustled in her seat.
Moti Guj tucked the brown baby comfortably between his forefeet, that could have knocked into toothpicks all Chihun's hut, and waited for his food.
Namby's hat to the other side of the room, with such violence, that he had very nearly caused him to swallow the gold toothpick into the bargain.
But the person that et it would want to fetch a couple of kags of toothpicks along, for if that rope ladder wouldn't cramp him down to business I don't know nothing what I'm talking about, and lay him in enough stomach-ache to last him till next time, too.
Don't talk about those precious old toothpicks in the same breath with mine; that's rather too much.
SIR David Attenborough has urged people to take action to save the "future of humanity" as he opened up about the heartrending Blue Planet II scene in which a baby albatross was killed by a toothpick.
He made the plea as he opened up about a heart-rending Blue Planet II scene in which a baby albatross was killed by a toothpick.
The said toy is a toothpick crossbow, designed to launch a toothpick through the air like a miniature crossbow, reports Shanghai Daily.
The abstract, geometric planes of the toothpick sculpture will contrast with organic curves of the wrapped sculpture; toothpick construction will be transformed into abstract/nonobjective sculpture," she writes.
Sorghum stalks were inoculated with Ech using the wooden toothpick method of inoculation as described by Young (1943); Crall (1952); Hildebrand (1953) and Clements et al.
Here's my tip - instead of using a toothpick to hold the chicken together, I use a short piece of dried spaghetti as it easily punctures the chicken.
Insert the toothpick into the straw upper-edge hole.