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Usage examples for pied

  1. I don't suppose you know what au pied de la lettre means, Tuppy, but that's how I don't think you ought to take all that stuff Angela was saying just now too much. – Right Ho, Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
  2. And she thought of the children and of the Pied Piper. – Bye-Ways by Robert Smythe Hichens
  3. Her eyes are on the " daisies pied." – Faith and Unfaith by Duchess
  4. The stripling was Thomas, His Majesty's valet- de- pied! – Grimm Tales Made Gay by Guy Wetmore Carryl
  5. According to tradition- some have said that it was the ecclesiastical law- Huss was hurled from the church by a coup de pied. – The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine by Francis Miltoun
  6. Its pied plumage is very pretty, but its note is a melancholy one. – Expedition into Central Australia by Charles Sturt
  7. By the time that Richard was old enough to become a trader, a court known as the Court of Pied- poudre or Dusty Feet had been established by the King at every fair. – In the Days of the Guild by Louise Lamprey
  8. " Let him alone," said Beau- Pied, roughly, " he has only just lain down." – The Chouans by Honore de Balzac
  9. Fashion's pied piper, with magical air, Has wooed them away, with their flaxen hair And laughing eyes, we don't know where, And no one can tell where they're banished. – Point Lace and Diamonds by George A. Baker, Jr.
  10. But remembering the cuckoo song in Love's Labour's Lost, When daisies pied ... – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
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