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Usage examples for stow

  1. If you will wait a few minutes, until I stow this money in a safe place, I'll ride back to the cut with you and pull the boys off. – 'Firebrand' Trevison by Charles Alden Seltzer
  2. " Stow thet," growled Hiram, shaking his fist at Tom. – The Island Treasure by John Conroy Hutcheson
  3. " Hurry up and stow your grub, Hank," Clark was saying. – The Boy Scouts On The Range by Lieut. Howard Payson
  4. He saw the priest stow the communion cup away, well in, and kneel an instant before it, showing a large grey bootsole from under the lace affair he had on. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  5. Only stow all that now. – Lady Maude's Mania by George Manville Fenn
  6. Supposing you found dead men lying out on the fields at Stow? – The Romantic by May Sinclair
  7. The boat trimmed well when we came to stow the load the next morning, but when the three of us took our places she was rather lower in the water than we had expected she was going to be. – Down the Columbia by Lewis R. Freeman
  8. Wells, when you have got the ladder aboard, turn to and stow that stuff further aft. – The Boy Aviators' Treasure Quest by Captain Wilbur Lawton (pseudonym for John Henry Goldfrap)
  9. I only said to myself, 'How clever she must be to stow them away when she doesn't want them! – Home Again by George MacDonald
  10. It was surprising to find that there were many visitors, and one wondered where they could all stow themselves. – Afoot in England by W.H. Hudson
  11. Aw, stow the gab! – Left Tackle Thayer by Ralph Henry Barbour
  12. You can carry a goodly amount of the precious metal upon your single person, if you are clever enough to stow it and muscular enough to walk lightly under the weight. – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  13. You have got a lot of gear here in the cabin, and you must stow it away in a smaller space than it takes up at present or we shall never fit in. – A Chapter of Adventures by G. A. Henty
  14. " Stow away that plank," said the mate, the instant the captain's body had been launched overboard. – In the Wilds of Africa by W.H.G. Kingston
  15. Not until he has exhausted a programme of ingenious attitudes and comic contortions is the attempt to stow away a No. 8 tail into a No. 5 shell abandoned. – The Confessions of a Beachcomber by E J Banfield
  16. The boys waited only long enough to stow their goods in the wagon, and then Mr. Sweet's advice was acted upon. – The Adventures of a Country Boy at a Country Fair by James Otis
  17. The great difficulty was to stow away so large a number of persons on the deck of the ship. – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston
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