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Usage examples for plastered

  1. They sent his Stuff up to the House, crowded Two- Weeks' Cards into his Pockets, and bore him away in a Town Car to the Club, where Relays were waiting to extend Hospitality to the returned Exile until he was Plastered. – Ade's Fables by George Ade
  2. " I'd rather be plastered up against the wall all my life than dance with him. – Half Portions by Edna Ferber
  3. The cool mud squshed up between their toes and plastered their legs pleasantly. – Across the Fruited Plain by Florence Crannell Means
  4. The streets were plastered with a grimy veneer of city snow, melting fast, but I pushed the limits of safety and ran a couple of lights since the traffic was spotty. – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  5. During the strife of the heavy northwest storms one side of each tree had become more or less plastered with snow, so that even their dark trunks flashed mysteriously into and out of view. – The Silent Places by Steward Edward White
  6. The afternoon sunshine beat upon the koubbahs of marabouts, and the plastered graves or headstones of less important folk; but so pearly pale were they all that the golden quality of the light was blanched as if by some strange, white magic, and became like moonlight shining on a field of snow. – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  7. And as she hastened on a raven beheld the blood on the ground, and plastered it with earth, and stayed by her till she reached the castle. – The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
  8. The clown dived into the public- house, and told a dark seedy man, with his black hair plastered and rolled effeminately, that he had got a bloke who would stand a quid for a mount. – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  9. Her hair was plastered tight to her skull and she was protecting her eyes from the fury of the rain with her hands. – Ralestone Luck by Andre Norton
  10. He was a horrible sight when he reached the boat, dripping with mud, his flesh torn by brambles, his ragged clothing plastered to his poor little form like wall- paper. – Pee-Wee Harris Adrift by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  11. But its rays did not give a strong enough light to pierce the misty veil that hung over the giant mass of the Holy Mountain; the city of the oasis on the contrary was fully illuminated; the broad roadway of the high- street looked to the wanderer who descended from the height above like a shining path of white marble, and the freshly plastered walls of the new church gleamed as white as in the light of day. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  12. The external walls are rough, but are smoothly plastered within, showing the marks of human hands. – The Book of the National Parks by Robert Sterling Yard
  13. On the white plastered wall beside it, lay a window- shaped patch of warm pink light. – Nine Little Goslings by Susan Coolidge
  14. Absurdly lank and small, with his soaking coat plastered close to his slim body, he stood over his prostrate master. – His Dog by Albert Payson Terhune
  15. The rooms are smoothly plastered or painted. – The Book of the National Parks by Robert Sterling Yard
  16. On the west side of the Canal ran the line from Ismalia to Port Said, with a station and some square plastered houses occupied by native officials of the E. S. R. and Canal services. – The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918 by F.L. Morrison
  17. He was so plastered with mud, that it was difficult, at first, to be sure that he really was a man. – The Beetle A Mystery by Richard Marsh
  18. The houses are built of adobe bricks with thick and solid walls, which are usually plastered on the outside and tinted white or pink. – In Indian Mexico (1908) by Frederick Starr
  19. Millions of trees, in some districts, are plastered over with mud tubes, galleries, and chambers. – The-New-McGuffey-Fourth-Reader by McGuffey, William Holmes
  20. It was strong of Bear, and was plastered with mud and Grizzly hair far higher than he could reach; and Wahb knew that it must have been a very large Bear that had rubbed himself there. – The Biography of a Grizzly by Ernest Thompson Seton
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