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Synonyms for lid

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put a lid on something

Synonyms for lid

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David made haste to add every one of the stray coins, put on the lid, and covered it well with earth, saying in his meet coaxing tone -
A life-size Jack-in-the-box, he had thrust his head through a lid within the lid, cut by himself between the two iron bands that ran round the chest like the straps of a portmanteau.
Two were fitted with stone lids, the lid of the third rested against the side of the chest, which was open.
There was an instant of whizzing--a soft, though sudden, stop, and slowly the carrier emerged upon another platform, another attendant raised the lid and Vas Kor stepped out at the station beneath the centre of Greater Helium, seventy-five miles from the point at which he had embarked.
With this he slammed down the lid of the chest, and the noise made them all wink.
The dressing-case once more was closed, and his hand pressed upon the lid.
Mercedes lifted the lid of the chest and gazed fondly at her burial pretties.
He closed the lid of the box with a loud crash; and, laying his hand on a bread knife which was on the table, started furiously up.
Tulliver's bed,--and propping the lid with the iron holder, without much noise.
When Virginia's turn came, Felicite leaned forward to watch her, and through that imagination which springs from true affection, she at once became the child, whose face and dress became hers, whose heart beat in her bosom, and when Virginia opened her mouth and closed her lids, she did likewise and came very near fainting.
At length, without turning her head or lifting her lids, she said in a low tone: "It's not because you think Zeena's got anything against me, is it?
For answer, she let the tears on her lids overflow and run slowly downward.
She involuntarily closed her eyes again, but in vain; she fancied that she still saw through the rosy lids that gnome's mask, one-eyed and gap-toothed.
So presently she gave up the futile effort and lay quietly, looking through half-closed lids at the faces of the man who strode easily through the tangled undergrowth with her.
Another company, a lucky one for not all the companies had vodka, crowded round a pock-marked, broad-shouldered sergeant major who, tilting a keg, filled one after another the canteen lids held out to him.