Unnerved by the idea of being somewhere she clearly didn't belong, she opened drawers until she found a pair of shears.
The general manager was on maternity leave, and she rifled through several drawers before locating a bottle of painkillers.
The priestly dress, which is all white, consists of drawers, an upper garment, and a girdle with the so-called taga (" crown");.
There was an old treadle sewing machine with carved drawers and even a grandfathers' clock, stating the permanent time of three p.m.
There is a chest of drawers and a three-quarter bed in the attic.
I made my way back to the kitchen and turned on the gas stove burner for enough light to rummage through drawers until I located a box of wooden matches.
It housed two beds and two sets of drawers and was connected to a shared bathroom by a closed door.
She roamed the apartment again and opened all the closets and drawers, not surprised to find them filled, as if she'd lived there all her life and hadn't just arrived.
Just need your signature, he said, pulling a file out of one of the drawers in his desk.
Edith began to unpile the rest of the clothes, half-slips, long drawers and top coverings that Dean assumed were forerunners of bras.
Was she afraid her hubby might wear her drawers by mistake?
It seems strange to read these words of some of the men whose drawers have hung on my bedpost!
Cynthia said as she joined the group, absent Martha, who Dean could hear opening drawers and unpacking in her new room.
"So where are the drawers?" he asked.
Think what those hundred-year-old drawers looked like to someone who didn't know what they were.
She searched everything again then went to the kitchen, opening all the drawers and cabinets.
She went through the nightstands, drawers and closets then ducked out to make sure he was still drinking coffee on the porch.
The typical fighting costume of the Malay is a sleeveless jacket with texts from the Koran written upon it, short tight drawers reaching to the middle of the thigh, and the sarong is then bound tightly around the waist, leaving the hilt of the dagger worn in the girdle exposed to view.
A plan which has been found to answer well is to arrange them in cardboard boxes, either with glass tops or in sliding covers, in drawers - the name being placed outside each box and the specimens gummed into the boxes.
Zeitung, August, 1908 Aegean scenes, and it is noteworthy that the Arab mi'zar (drawers such as were worn by wrestlers or sailors) takes its name from the izar or loin-cloth (Ency.
However, the woven decorated drawers in Cyprus do not appear to be of Semitic origin (J.
The five K's are (I) the kes or uncut hair of the whole body, (2) the kachh or short drawers ending above the knee, (3) the kara or iron bangle, (4) the khanda or small steel dagger,(5) the khanga or comb.
The kachh or drawers fastened by a waist-band was more convenient and suitable for warriors than the insecurely tied dhoti of the Hindus or the tamba of the Mahommedans.
Drawers of cedar or chips of the wood are now employed to protect furs and woollen stuffs from injury by moths.
In his third or fourth year, while under the care of a nurse in Paris, he fell from a chest of drawers and injured his foot for life.
At Travancore in the south, Ringeltaube, an agent of the London Missionary Society, had begun a work, especially among the Shanars or toddy drawers, which by 1840 had 15,000 Christians; and the Church Missionary Society, led by Rhenius, had equal success in Tinnevelly.
Wide flank this, while the shelves or drawers with which the walls are fitted are about 21 ft.
The dress of the men of the upper and middle classes who have not adopted European clothinga practice increasingly common consists of cotton drawers, and a cotton or silk shirt with very wide sleeves.
The dress of the lower orders is the shirt and drawers, and waistcoat, with an outer shirt of blue cotton or brown woollen stuff; some wear a kaftan.
C A O p the reactionaries in Labour disputes as they would with Bolshevists, and upon the employers to recognize that the working classes could no longer be treated by them as hewers of wood and drawers of water.
It is by no means unreasonable to suppose that there is a fundamental Canaanite element in this population: the " hewers of wood and drawers of water " often remain undisturbed through successive occupations of a land; and there is a remarkable correspondence of type between many of the modern fellahin and skeletons of ancient inhabitants which have been recovered in the course of excavation.
In those early days the Aryan tribes were divided into four social grades on a basis of colour: the Kshatriyas or nobles, who claimed descent from the early leaders; the Brahmans or sacrificing priests; the Vaisyas, the peasantry; and last of all the Sudras, the hewers of wood and drawers of water, of non-Aryan descent.
Bathing drawers are called ghutannah and reach to the knee.
The tight drawers worn by wrestlers are called janghiah.
There is also the felt coat of the Zir jamah are loose trousers and also drawers worn under the .shaivar, or tight trousers.
If containing much water it is placed in shallow wooden drawers and constantly turned over.
Various portions, each weighing 10 seers (of 23 5 lb), are selected by test assay so as to ensure the mass being of standard consistence (70% of the pure dry drug and 30% of water), and are thrown into shallow drawers and kneaded together.
It consists of close-fitting drawers reaching below the knees, with a sash to hold them, and a large white robe.
A chest of drawers with copper handles sat beside the bed - and what a bed it was.
She had a ton left and began sifting through her drawers for jeans.
Dean muttered an agreement as he began to open Dawkins's bureau drawers, more out of a nosy nervousness than anything sinister.
She shrugged out of the rucksack and opened the drawers of her dresser, dumping their contents onto the floor.
A large drawer on the left side of the desk contained files on various branch offices of the company while the drawers on the right, three in all, contained blank paper, company circulars and a few maps.
She strode in and rifled through the drawers for clean clothes.