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Usage examples for bean

  1. The guy that thinks it up has a grand bean! – Blister Jones by John Taintor Foote
  2. The stones, that ranged from the size of a bean to that of a large walnut, appeared to be as perfect as genuine amethysts, and the setting- genuine soft, old, worked gold- was really exquisite. – Memoirs of an American Prima Donna by Clara Louise Kellogg
  3. That night a piece of news flashed over the wires to New England, and the next morning a small item appeared in the Newcastle Guardian to the effect that one Ephraim Prescott had bean appointed postmaster at Brampton. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  4. Her story is as she turned the duck out to pasture right after breakfast an' then went to work an' sewed away as happy as a bean until about ten o'clock. – Susan Clegg and a Man in the House by Anne Warner
  5. That bean arbor is a favoryte place for him to escape to, 'cause it's too high to reach, an' it ain't strong enough to bear no grown- up person's weight. – Sonny, A Christmas Guest by Ruth McEnery Stuart
  6. The receipt ran: Put them all in one pocket, and with each gun shift a bean to the other pocket. – From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life by Captain A. T. Mahan
  7. She had quite a bean feast. – An Unknown Lover by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  8. Jerry could not tell for sure but somebody in the front row must have indicated a bid of five, for now Mr. Bean was droning, Five I have. – Jerry's Charge Account by Hazel Hutchins Wilson
  9. It had not occurred to Rachel, but she was certainly of far more positive use in the world at the present moment than ever she had bean in her most assuming maiden days. – The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge
  10. Cover with other half of bean mixture. – Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (1918) by C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss
  11. And she's perfectly horrid, much more horrid even than Miss Hassett- Bean; so I'd rather give my suite to her and her husband than any one else. – It Happened in Egypt by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  12. I'm the only man in this neck of the woods built on the bean pole style. – Six Feet Four by Jackson Gregory
  13. And this is the reason, they say, that people, when at any time they have been merry, and enjoyed themselves, call it white day, in allusion to this white bean. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  14. " But," she went on, struck with a sudden thought, " let's go and see Miss Bean, and maybe she'll invite us to dinner. – Half a Dozen Girls by Anna Chapin Ray
  15. When the outfit is ready and the wedding day near, the bride returns all the entertainments given in her honour by inviting her girl friends to a Bride- chocolate or a Bean- coffee. – Home Life in Germany by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
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