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Stone jar

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Stone jar a jar made of stoneware.
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Usage

In literature:

The sound was the tap of a hammer upon stone, so near that he felt the jar.
"Sappers and Miners" by George Manville Fenn
The tongues are in glass jars which you can break with a stone or a rowlock.
"Priscilla's Spies" by George A. Birmingham
What I heard of was old bricks, and stone figures, and all manner of stone jars.
"The Settlers at Home" by Harriet Martineau
Why they got them big old stone jars that come yesterday?
"The Best Short Stories of 1919" by Various
Place the cucumber in a stone jar.
"The Community Cook Book" by Anonymous
It was nearly empty except for a few stone jars.
"Cricket at the Seashore" by Elizabeth Westyn Timlow
Spring water, brought from Utrecht in stone jars, may be obtained in the large towns.
"Dikes and Ditches" by Oliver Optic
The king gets this from the monk, but has to return it when he gets another jar which is full of sticks and stones.
"Europa's Fairy Book" by Joseph Jacobs
Jars, stone jars, little kegs, all ugly enough, are standing against the wall.
"The Tapestry Book" by Helen Churchill Candee
Fry in boiling fat, drain on paper, and when perfectly cold put in a stone jar.
"The Golden Age Cook Book" by Henrietta Latham Dwight
Get you a ginger cake from the stone jar in the cellar-way.
"A Little Maid of Massachusetts Colony" by Alice Turner Curtis
The jar was placed on the stone pavement of the hotel, not ten feet away from our eyes.
"A Tour of the Missions" by Augustus Hopkins Strong
There was a pitcher of mead standing in a stone jar of cold spring water and both travelers were thirsty.
"A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
Cover with water-glass in large stone jars, set in cool place.
"How Girls Can Help Their Country" by Juliette Low
Who would have thought common stone jars could look so well?
"Hetty's Strange History" by Helen Jackson
It is eaten cold, and will keep, well covered in a stone jar, for weeks.
"Breakfasts and Teas" by Paul Pierce
Directly before the glass case was a stone jar.
"The Egyptian Cat Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
When cold, put into stone jars and cover closely.
"The Apple" by Various
One fell, its jar crashing on the stone floor.
"A Daughter of the Vine" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
Afterwards pack it down hard in a stone jar, and fill up the jar with lard.
"Miss Leslie's New Cookery Book" by Eliza Leslie
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In poetry:

WHERE the trolley's rumble
Jars the bones,
He hears waves that tumble
Green-linked weed along the golden stones.
"The Woodsman In The Foundry" by Marjorie Lowry Christie Pickthall
One weary time, when he had thrown
Himself on his cold bed of stone,
Sudden he heard a stranger hand
Undo the grating's iron band:
He knew 'twas stranger, for no jar
Came from the hastily drawn bar.
"The Troubadour. Canto 3" by Letitia Elizabeth Landon
He threw some stones of divers shapes
The luscious fruit to jar off:
It made him ill to see the grapes
So near and yet so far off.
His throws were strong, his aim was fine,
But "Never touched me!" said the vine.
"The Ambitious Fox And The Unapproachable Grapes" by Guy Wetmore Carryl

In news:

Lay the cucumbers in cold water for 4 or 5 hours, then drain them, and put them in an earthen or stone jar.
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