Usage examples for ash

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. " Sit down for a moment," suggested Ash. – The Front Yard by Constance Fenimore Woolson
  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. 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
  8. 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
  9. " I say Kemp is a liar," he replied, knocking the ash off his cigar. – The Hampstead Mystery by John R. Watson
  10. 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
  11. The Honorable David rose slowly and snapped the cigar ash into the fire. – The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush by Francis Lynde
  12. 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
  13. I commenced to knock out my pipe in the ash- tray; then paused, pipe in hand. – The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer
  14. 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
  15. I wish he'd throw it in the ash barrel, I know that. – Roy Blakeley by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  16. 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