Usage examples for jabbed

  1. The young woman wot was with the Dutchman, she jabbed me with a 'at- pin, to git me to let 'im go. – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  2. He'd have jabbed the barracouta, and eaten him, too, just as quick as look, but he hated the Inkmaker, and could not think of anything else. – Children of the Wild by Charles G. D. Roberts
  3. As he plucked the hangings back, Desmond made a rush for him; but Strangwise, wary as ever, kept his head and, drawing back, jabbed his great automatic almost in the other's face. – Okewood of the Secret Service by Valentine Williams
  4. Like a flash, Jack's own experienced right jabbed Joe's stomach, sending him reeling back into his corner. – The Huntress by Hulbert Footner
  5. He jabbed his thumb in the direction of a door which enabled clients to leave without going back through the main office. – Joan of Arc of the North Woods by Holman Day
  6. Grace jerked the animal's head to one side, brought her quirt down sharply, and, at the same time, jabbed the little black fighter with her spurs. – Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders on the Great American Desert by Jessie Graham Flower
  7. I caught it partially on my barrel, breaking its full force, and even as it descended upon my shoulder, jabbed the muzzle hard into his leering face. – My Lady of the North by Randall Parrish
  8. Harold had stuck the head of a pin in the toe of his boot and jabbed his neighbor in the calf of the leg. – The Eagle's Heart by Hamlin Garland
  9. He looks so calm and peaceful I didn't have the heart to disturb him, and I only jabbed my elbows in his ribs when he got to tunin' up the nose music too loud. – Torchy by Sewell Ford
  10. Said it wasn't until someone had jabbed him in the nose or 'chinned' him that he forgot to be scared. – Left Tackle Thayer by Ralph Henry Barbour
  11. " Yes, yes," exclaimed the chief, " go up, old man, go up," and he jabbed at him with his spear until, unwillingly enough, he went. – The Yellow God An Idol of Africa by H. Rider Haggard
  12. Holding the few pounds of strain necessary for Smoke with his left hand, the little man jabbed and chopped at the ice with his right. – Smoke Bellew by Jack London
  13. She might have missed his wrist and jabbed him in the throat. – Parrot & Co. by Harold MacGrath
  14. Her forefinger jabbed at the hidden chamber wherein the masked intruder had terrified Dale with threats of instant death. – The Bat by Avery Hopwood Mary Roberts Rinehart
  15. He jabbed in the needle, and then handing it with a phial to me: " Here- take this. – My Home In The Field of Honor by Frances Wilson Huard
  16. He simply walked all over him and jabbed and raked and poked. – Red Saunders' Pets and Other Critters by Henry Wallace Phillips
  17. So that morning he took Elizabeth, the plaster cast, back to H ward, where Jane Brown was fixing the pincushion, and had a good minute of feasting his eyes on her while she was sucking a jabbed finger. – Love Stories by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  18. Then some one jabbed the butt of a spear into my back and, realizing that mine was not to be a spectator's part in that weird battle, I scrambled up the stern as best I could. – The Mutineers by Charles Boardman Hawes
  19. At last he jabbed his pipe stem toward the door, and Dick obeyed the silent command and left the room. – Joan of Arc of the North Woods by Holman Day