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Usage examples for jab

  1. Jab, jab- up in his throat. – No Man's Land by H. C. McNeile
  2. Got a jump out of him, that jab did. – Wilt Thou Torchy by Sewell Ford
  3. " I'm sorry I didn't jab him twice as hard; though I'd have wasted my energy," Edgar explained. – Ranching for Sylvia by Harold Bindloss
  4. The stinging wind cut and slashed our cheeks like the constant jab of a thousand frozen needle points. – South with Scott by Edward R. G. R. Evans
  5. With one jab of that needle he passed the hair through the flesh just back of this cord. – Frank Merriwell's Races by Burt L. Standish
  6. And ev'ry time I'd see her, I'd git so blamed flustered that my knife 'd miss my mouth and jab me in the jaw, 'r else I'd spill somethin' 'r other on to Monkey Mike. – Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher by Eleanor Gates
  7. When the book falls open, wave the pencil round three times and jab it down. – The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
  8. A few moments later I was amazed to see a gnat jab at the wall till it got a bill full of material and then fly off to the brush with it! – A-Birding on a Bronco by Florence A. Merriam
  9. You'd just thought of something very important, and you took care of it hurriedly- that made you jab down your pencil pretty hard. – The Mardi Gras Mystery by H. Bedford-Jones
  10. " Oh, you deem it very polite and gentle to jab me with your sword, do you? – Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson
  11. We shall have the krises, and if they seize either of us, the other must go down and try and jab his kris into the beast's eyes. – Among Malay Pirates And Other Tales Of Adventure And Peril by G. A. Henty
  12. He's turned upon our inquest, did you see The jab he gives me? – Domesday Book by Edgar Lee Masters
  13. With a jab of his elbow he pushed the sheriff and his chuckle away, guessing that the man with an indoor complexion and a pen behind his ear was the clerk. – The Thunder Bird by B. M. Bower
  14. That was a nice clean jab, and nothing like the one you gave me without warning and while I was sitting down. – In And Out by Edgar Franklin
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