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Usage examples for stow

  1. " Hurry up and stow your grub, Hank," Clark was saying. – The Boy Scouts On The Range by Lieut. Howard Payson
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Aw, stow the gab! – Left Tackle Thayer by Ralph Henry Barbour
  5. 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
  6. Only stow all that now. – Lady Maude's Mania by George Manville Fenn
  7. 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
  8. Says Stow they were introduced into this country about the time of the Massacre of Paris, but they are not often alluded to until the reign of Queen Elizabeth. – England in the Days of Old by William Andrews
  9. 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
  10. I prepared one for him, placed him in my litter, and persuaded him to stow away his burden in some place where it would be less troublesome. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  11. Now get busy and stow away a good meal, because there is no knowing when you'll get another." – The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp by Thornton W. Burgess
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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)
  17. Supposing you found dead men lying out on the fields at Stow – The Romantic by May Sinclair
  18. " Stow thet," growled Hiram, shaking his fist at Tom. – The Island Treasure by John Conroy Hutcheson
  19. " 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
  20. 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

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