Usage examples for Dasher

  1. Fairly out of town, however, we switch up somewhat, ourself watching over the dasher the clods and dust thrown from the mare's shoes, and our father humming snatches of hymns, with his grave eyes twinkling. – Tales of the Chesapeake by George Alfred Townsend
  2. " I- I should think it would be all right," she faltered, churning so hard that the froth climbed up the dasher, carrying pieces of fresh butter with it and leaving them midway on the handle. – The Biography of a Prairie Girl by Eleanor Gates
  3. The dasher consists of an axis of wood, to which the four beaters or fanners are attached; these fans are simply four pieces of elm strongly dovetailed together, forming an oblong square, with a space left open, two of the openings being left broader than the others; attached to an axle, they form an axis with four projecting blades; the axle fits into supports at the centre of the box; a handle is fitted to it, and the act of churning is done by turning the handle. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  4. In churning in a cylinder, it may often occur that the cream moves round in a body with the dasher, and so is but slightly agitated. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  5. To- day, as David passed the house, the old mother sat on her little porch churning butter in a small dasher churn. – The Mountain Girl by Payne Erskine
  6. In winter and early spring there was less cream to churn and we did it by hand, two of us lifting the dasher together. – My Boyhood by John Burroughs
  7. Yes; as my name is Tom Dasher, there must. – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams
  8. Well, I took hold of the churn dasher and helped her, and she pretended to be afraid that we might turn the churn over, and our hands came together and I felt like throwing up my hat and dancing right there. – Old Ebenezer by Opie Read
  9. It will be remembered that, in another part of this narrative, mention was made of the loss in Lynhaven Bay of the galley Dasher, and the capture of the officers and the crew. – American Prisoners of the Revolution by Danske Dandridge
  10. She didn't know which end of a churn- dasher was made for use. – The Power and the Glory by Grace MacGowan Cooke
  11. When the mixture is frozen, remove the ice and salt around the top of the can; wipe the cover and top; uncover; and remove the dasher. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  12. He sprang, with one leap, he knew not how,- over step or dasher,- to the horse's head. – The Other Girls by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  13. She remembered the day that Joe had seen her so, the churn- dasher in her hand; the recollection of what was pictured in his face provoked a smile. – The Bondboy by George W. (George Washington) Ogden