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Usage examples for holed

  1. On December 20th they were at Tunis, and Sir Richard ransacked the bazaar and button- holed people generally in order to get manuscripts of The Scented Garden, but without success. – The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright
  2. Now, Vardon, how often have you holed out in one? – The Complete Golfer [1905] by Harry Vardon
  3. The coroner on the street was button- holed, Received marked articles and letters, some Anonymous, some crazy. – Domesday Book by Edgar Lee Masters
  4. When 't come t' wakin' of 'em up th' next mornin' they was like a pair o' bears that 'd holed up for th' winter, 'n' it nigh took violence t' get 'em out at all. – The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier by Edgar Beecher Bronson
  5. The evil of the world was classified and pigeon- holed for me. – The Place Beyond the Winds by Harriet T. Comstock
  6. And now I think I have holed out on the last green and this long match is finished. – The Complete Golfer [1905] by Harry Vardon
  7. We're holed up for a long time, maybe, and I don't want you to bother me, a heap. – The Trail Horde by Charles Alden Seltzer
  8. He should have been careful to leave no trail, and should at this moment be " holed up" in some coulee or patch of timber to wait for darkness. – Prairie Flowers by James B. Hendryx
  9. After dusk the boat, loaded with rubbish, was holed and set adrift. – The Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore
  10. As ye know, he's a family lawyer in New York, he has the histories of half the old families in the country pigeon- holed away in those old offices of his. – The Rich Mrs. Burgoyne by Kathleen Norris
  11. We do so, therefore, with greater security when we can persuade both ourselves and others that a matter is already pigeon- holed than if we feel that we must use our own judgment for the collection, interpretation, and arrangement of the papers which deal with it. – God the Known and God the Unknown by Samuel Butler
  12. Jimmy was soon informed that he and the boats were perfectly safe, and I was brought back to a realization of the fact that I was not going to get a " whaling" for going swimming in dog- days; but instead was holed up in Lodore Canyon, in the extreme northwestern corner of Colorado. – Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico by E. L. Kolb
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