Usage examples for teak

  1. " Alf's very late," said Mr. Teak, thickly. – Ship's Company, The Entire Collection by W.W. Jacobs
  2. Another wild shriek from Mrs. Teak greeted its appearance. – Ship's Company, The Entire Collection by W.W. Jacobs
  3. One day Umboo and Keedah were taken together to the teak forest. – Umboo, the Elephant by Howard R. Garis
  4. A low, lead- gray funnel stood just forward of the mainmast, and a teak house, rising three or four feet above the deck, occupied part of her length. – The Coast of Adventure by Harold Bindloss
  5. There came a sound of sudden thundering on teak that ceased after two minutes. – Winds of the World by Talbot Mundy
  6. Jack was lucky in dropping across a bit of teak in capital preservation, a bar eight feet long, four inches square, and as hard as iron. – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore
  7. That narrow teak door, down the passage? – Winds of the World by Talbot Mundy
  8. Then Mr B. showed us his teak logs tethered alongside the banks, waiting for high water to take them on their road south. – From Edinburgh to India & Burmah by William G. Burn Murdoch
  9. " It's a fact," said Mrs. Teak. – Ship's Company, The Entire Collection by W.W. Jacobs
  10. Five hundred snider cartridges, in teak boxes lined with soldered tin, weigh 64 lbs. – Ismailia by Samuel W. Baker
  11. The old accommodation- ladder, untouched since the time of Spiteri's advent, was down and the teak steps hastily scrubbed. – Command by William McFee
  12. Just five ordinary teak- wood chests- but in those teak- wood chests, Ben, was the money that put the Websters on their feet again. – The Mutineers by Charles Boardman Hawes
  13. And as soon as a good crop gives the village a little money, it will build a teak monastery, be sure of that. – The Soul of a People by H. Fielding
  14. These are very neatly built on teak- wood legs. – From Edinburgh to India & Burmah by William G. Burn Murdoch
  15. I was ushered into an upper room, whose teak wainscotings, covered with Cufic and other inscriptions, large carpets, and ample Diwans, still showed a sort of ragged splendour. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  16. All woodwork, including furniture, ought to be of teak, because they are unable to burrow into it. – India and the Indians by Edward F. Elwin
  17. Nichols arranged two chairs about a tiny teak- wood table. – Whispering Wires by Henry Leverage
  18. After that he went his way unmolested, having soundly trounced one of the biggest bullies in the teak timber- yards at Rangoon. – Parrot & Co. by Harold MacGrath
  19. Her decks were a litter of teak beams, ill- stowed. – Where the Pavement Ends by John Russell
  20. That skiff is built of stiff teak planks, with a nose as sharp and hard as an iron spike. – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore