Definitions of sheets

  1. A book, or the pages of a book; waggon- covers of oiled canvas.

Usage examples for sheets

  1. Whitwell drew the sheets toward himself and Westover, who sat next him. – The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  2. When I came to go to bed- a real bed, Colonel, on legs- I found I was expected to sleep between sheets, and I just about fainted. – The Magnetic North by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  3. She handed some sheets of music to Rosabell, and Betty recognized them with a flush of pleasure. – The Heart of Canyon Pass by Thomas K. Holmes
  4. If the supper is given in honor of a special guest, engraved cards or note sheets are used. – The Book of Good Manners by W. C. Green
  5. " I've got it- just two sheets, two solitary sheets," said Mona in triumph. – You Never Know Your Luck, Complete Being The Story Of A Matrimonial Deserter by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  6. She was slightly built, and I supported her easily until she was safely in the stern sheets. – Mr. Trunnell by T. Jenkins Hains
  7. Inside were several strong sheets of paper. – Dead Man's Planet by William Morrison
  8. Philippart, who offered him higher wages- But my daughter is scarcely well enough for this exciting conversation, she added, calling attention to Madame Graslin, whose face was as white as her sheets. – The Village Rector by Honore de Balzac
  9. This betrayed every motion, so I wrapped the vial in several sheets of paper and rolled it up in my handkerchief. – Jungle Peace by William Beebe
  10. He had raised one of the sheets, and now withdrew it altogether. – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley
  11. He woke and found that he was lying on the floor amongst the tumbled sheets and blankets. – Fortitude by Hugh Walpole
  12. During this bitter insult a storm- cloud broke overhead, sending sheets of water into the river. – From the Valley of the Missing by Grace Miller White
  13. The sheets on her bed were new. – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau
  14. Bake them upon sheets of tin in a quick oven. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  15. She turned the pages hastily- five sheets had been torn out! – The Lost Despatch by Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  16. Edgar now had enough of his own to think of, and if Frank had been less absorbed in his own trouble he might have observed with what longing eyes his friend turned every now and then towards the sheets which contained so much of Emma's history as well as her sister's. – Cynthia Wakeham's Money by Anna Katharine Green
  17. The sheets are about twelve by eight inches. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  18. Note sheets can be used. – The Book of Good Manners by W. C. Green
  19. She sat in the stern- sheets. – The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett