commodious


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having plenty of room

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large and roomy ('convenient' is archaic in this sense)

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'Commodious,' gasped Mr Boffin, staring at the moon, after letting Wegg out at the gate and fastening it: 'Commodious fights in that wild-beast-show, seven hundred and thirty-five times, in one character only!
Then if there are any imperfections in the constitutions of states (and that many such exist the diversity of constitutions is alone sufficient to assure us), custom has without doubt materially smoothed their inconveniences, and has even managed to steer altogether clear of, or insensibly corrected a number which sagacity could not have provided against with equal effect; and, in fine, the defects are almost always more tolerable than the change necessary for their removal; in the same manner that highways which wind among mountains, by being much frequented, become gradually so smooth and commodious, that it is much better to follow them than to seek a straighter path by climbing over the tops of rocks and descending to the bottoms of precipices.
The third is, the commodious use of them; as that they may serve in all weathers; that the carriage may be light and manageable; and the like.
She changed her gown for a more comfortable and commodious wrapper.
Our readers will learn, not altogether without interest, in reference to the recent romantic rise in fortune of a young artificer in iron of this neighbourhood (what a theme, by the way, for the magic pen of our as yet not universally acknowledged townsman TOOBY, the poet of our columns!) that the youth's earliest patron, companion, and friend, was a highly-respected individual not entirely unconnected with the corn and seed trade, and whose eminently convenient and commodious business premises are situate within a hundred miles of the High-street.
This is its harbour of refuge, a sure, commodious, and mysterious one, sheltered from all gales.
Within the last few, years American and English vessels engaged in the extensive whale fisheries of the Pacific have occasionally, when short of provisions, put into the commodious harbour which there is in one of the islands; but a fear of the natives, founded on the recollection of the dreadful fate which many white men have received at their hands, has deterred their crews from intermixing with the population sufficiently to gain any insight into their peculiar customs and manners.
The purposes for which a few shapeless pantries and a comfortless scullery were deemed sufficient at Fullerton, were here carried on in appropriate divisions, commodious and roomy.
The harbour from one extremity to the other is about 12 miles in length and there from are a number of creeks or pills, alongside one of these pills, that known as Hubberston Pill - the branch of the Great Western Railway, from its main railway at Johnston to Milford runs, and this creek, which seems naturally designed for a dock, the company recently formed intend to utilise at a comparatively small outlay, for the large and commodious docks.
Having a large commodious yard, stabling for 80 horses and 32 outdoor shops in the Yard."
And while estates in this class don't make luggage space a prime consideration and styling still matters big time the Jaguar is very commodious, though not up with full-size Volvo estates.
The eccentric composer died in 1888 when he was crushed under his own falling bookcase-- he was alsoarrestedfor smuggling parakeets into England in the commodious pockets of his overcoat.
200 YEARS AGO: To be let for Sundays only, a large commodious room, calculated in every respect for a Sunday School, being situated in a healthy and pleasant part of Birmingham and not having the slightest annoyance from buildings or otherwise.
These commodious and adaptable vehicles will swallow up to 7 or 8 passengers.
They needed the commodious capacity of a Peugeot 405 Estate, but got tucked into a Suzuki X90.