Usage examples for ash

  1. The Marquis knocked the ash off his cigarette. – A Maker of History by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. Baram Singh explained that after he had gone out with the table- cloth he returned in a few moments with an ash- tray, which he placed beside the visitor- sahib. – Witness For The Defence by A.E.W. Mason
  3. I commenced to knock out my pipe in the ash- tray; then paused, pipe in hand. – The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer
  4. The volatile gases are thus driven off from the wood; what is left is C, and a small quantity of mineral matter which remains as ash when the coal is burned. – An Introduction to Chemical Science by R.P. Williams
  5. The better kind have ash blades and cane handles, such handles giving a spring which sends a clean drive without giving a jar to the hands. – Entertainments for Home, Church and School by Frederica Seeger
  6. I am going to build my own house on the hill, facing the east, in front of the Ash plantation. – The Measure of a Man by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  7. I don't know what they are out for; they have nothing to do; they are just playing round an ash- barrel. – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  8. Our course, the first half hour, was along an obscure wood- road which had been used for drawing ash logs off mountain in winter. – Wake-Robin by John Burroughs
  9. " Sit down for a moment," suggested Ash. – The Front Yard by Constance Fenimore Woolson
  10. His right hand moved idly over the edge of the table- halted beside an ash tray- closed upon something. – The Bat by Avery Hopwood Mary Roberts Rinehart
  11. The Honorable David rose slowly and snapped the cigar ash into the fire. – The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush by Francis Lynde
  12. Then Katrine rose from the hearth impulsively with a flushed, lovely face and the ash dust on her hair and dress. – A Girl of the Klondike by Victoria Cross
  13. I wish he'd throw it in the ash barrel, I know that. – Roy Blakeley by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  14. " I say Kemp is a liar," he replied, knocking the ash off his cigar. – The Hampstead Mystery by John R. Watson
  15. An average- sized electric fan is placed before the open ash pit door. – If You're Going to Live in the Country by Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
  16. W'en he get dar, he sorter dip down, he did, en fling up dirt des lak you see um do in de ash- pile. – Nights With Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris
  17. However, I found my way to the woodrick, and there got hold of a fine ash- stake, cut by myself not long ago. – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore