As a rule, a match consists of 21 points, or 21 ends (or a few more, by agreement).
Zeb struck a match and lighted one of the lanterns.
My match burned my fingertips before I shook it out.
She struck fire with the third match and tossed it into the stove.
Can you match that pedigree, little girl?
She'd always thought him her perfect match in the sparring ring.
Maybe she thinks it's a miss-match for you.
While he made a good match for Sofia, Dusty had never met any Guardian with such a loose interpretation of discipline.
He had arranged this for himself so as to visit his neglected estates at the same time and pick up his son Anatole where his regiment was stationed, and take him to visit Prince Nicholas Bolkonski in order to arrange a match for him with the daughter of that rich old man.
Lifting his foot, he struck the match on the sole of his shoe.
Striking a match, she dropped it into the middle and gently blew on the flame.
The young lady's relatives ultimately became reconciled to the match, and procured him an appointment as attache to the British legation at Turin.
I will do all I can to arrange the match between them.
Fred O'Connor had a sharp mind and a sharp tongue to match it.
But Cesare, while trusting no one, proved a match for them all.
As instances of procryptic or celative coloration may be mentioned that of the species of the genus Dolomedes, one of the Lycosidae, which lives amongst reeds and is marked with a pair of longitudinal yellow lines which harmonize with the upright stalks of the vegetation, and Lycosa pitta, which lives on the sand, can scarcely be seen on account of its mottled pattern: Sparassus smargdulus and the species of Pecucetia, which are found amongst grass or low green herbage, are mostly green in colour, and Salticus scenicus is banded with white and black to match the grey tint of the rocks and stone walls on which it hunts its prey.
Of course, it is a very brilliant match, but happiness, my dear...
I will make a match for you with the princess.
To Sarah and Connor, a match made in heaven.
Ordinarily a match team consists of four rinks of four players each, or sixteen men in all.
I heard that they were arranging a match for her with young Rostov.
They each went to their assigned wagon and lit a match, tossing it inside the wagon and moving away from the circle almost in unison.
His brother wasn't sure of anything or anyone else, even if he did match the faces in his thoughts with those around him.
Unwilling to appease the man she didn't like, she made no effort to match his pace.
While the equipment didn't match what was displayed on the cover of current ski magazines, they looked surprisingly good for the twenty bucks Fred said he'd paid for them, with boots and poles part of the package.
"At least we're a good match for Darkyn," he said.
He took a jar lid from the cupboard and lit a match, holding it on the bottom of the candle until it began to melt.
Jessi bit her tongue, not wanting to get into a pissing match with her cousin.
Sir John Howard, only son of the match between Howard and Mowbray, took service with his cousin the third duke of Norfolk, who had him returned as knight of the shire for Norfolk, where, according to the Paston Letters, this Howard of the Essex branch was regarded by the gentry as a strange man.
Among the former was the poet Sir Thomas Wyatt, 2 and among the latter, Henry Percy, heir of the earl of Northumberland, a marriage with whom, however, was stopped by the king and another match provided for her in the ' See Anne Boleyn, by P. Friedman; The Early Life of Anne Boleyn, by J.
The river furnishes good water-power, and the city has various manufactures, including lumber, paper, wood pulp, match blocks and boxes.
Events had shown that, even after losing half a million of men in Russia, he was a match for her and Prussia combined.
The light cavalry had been much improved and the heavy cavalry on the whole proved a fair match for their opponents.
The crown prince of Sweden (Bernadotte), with his Swedes and various Prussian levies, 135,000 in all, lay in and around Berlin and Stettin; and knowing his former marshal well, Napoleon considered Oudinot a match for him.
Then he poured over them all the kerosene oil that was left in his oil-can, and lighting a match set fire to the pile.
Vera's remark was correct, as her remarks always were, but, like most of her observations, it made everyone feel uncomfortable, not only Sonya, Nicholas, and Natasha, but even the old countess, who--dreading this love affair which might hinder Nicholas from making a brilliant match-- blushed like a girl.
Dolokhov was a suitable and in some respects a brilliant match for the dowerless, orphan girl.
"She is a splendid match, a millionairess," said Peronskaya.
Her father objected to this because he wanted a more distinguished and wealthier match for Andrew.
She felt this to be their last hope and that if Nicholas refused the match she had found for him, she would have to abandon the hope of ever getting matters right.
Boris had not succeeded in making a wealthy match in Petersburg, so with the same object in view he came to Moscow.
His father announced to him that he would now pay half his debts for the last time, but only on condition that he went to Moscow as adjutant to the commander-in-chief--a post his father had procured for him--and would at last try to make a good match there.
The question was no longer whether this was possible, but only which was the better match and how the matter would be regarded at court.
He attended some lectures somewhere and imagines that the devil is no match for him.
"Do you know, dear boy," began the governor's wife with a serious expression on her kind little face, "that really would be the match for you: would you like me to arrange it?"
His having encountered her in such exceptional circumstances, and his mother having at one time mentioned her to him as a good match, had drawn his particular attention to her.
They sat dutifully, sharing the pillow, and were calm for several moments before a discreet elbow match broke out between them.
Edith at first looked shocked, but almost at once, her face melted to a resigned look—a condemned maiden mounting the guillotine steps, Joan of Arc as the match ignited her pyre.
You look like the poor little match boy.
In match play each space is further marked off from its neighbour by thin string securely fastened flush with the turf.
In Filelfo and Valla Poggio found his match; and Italy was amused for years with the spectacle of their indecent combats.
On reaching the country of the Bebryces, they again landed to get water, and were challenged by the king, Amycus, to match him with a boxer.
Anna Pavlovna had already managed to speak to Lise about the match she contemplated between Anatole and the little princess' sister-in-law.
He may already have found a suitable and wealthy match, and now he's half crazy.
She will really begin to arrange a match... and Sonya...?
Katie found some material to match and made quilts for the cribs.
The same part of her that recoiled at draining dead men's magic also understood one truth: she was no match for her father, if he decided to bury her with them.
When their destination and ideas didn't match, it was like lighting one.
Impatient of control and hasty in action, he was no match for his crafty and plotting adversary, Louis XI.
The match-making industry is subject to special fiscal conditions.
After three such good fortunes by marriage Norfolk in his folly looked for a crown with a fourth match, listening to the laird of Lethington when he set forth the scheme by which the duke was to marry a restored queen of Scots and rule Scotland with her who should be recognized as Elizabeth's successor.
He lowered his sword and straightened from a sparring match with Rhyn, whose pewter eyes glowed unnaturally.
It was ridiculous to stand here, trying to match wits with such a polished salesman.
They found two more body parts last night and they don't match up with any of the earlier ones unless some Colombian had three legs.
Alex had been no match for Josh there in her kitchen, but he had certainly done well for himself.
He and Darian would make for a thrilling match, she noted.
And now, a small voice told her he'd be her perfect match outside the ring, too.
He bowed out after several rounds to watch a heated match between two warriors casting loud taunts at each other as they battled.
Tiyan was a match for the demon-possessed warrior-king of Landis.
"You guys match," she observed.
Great, how about a match while we wait?
Cupping his hands around the flame, he sucked life into the cigarette and then shook the flame from the match before tossing it into an ashtray.
In 1902-1903 there were 219 match factories scattered throughout Italy, but especially in Piedmont, Lombardy and Venetia.
But over time, as incomes around the world rise, people will migrate more and more to products associated with social practices that match their own ideals.
The Mowbray match had already brought to the Howards the representation of an elder line of the Fitzalan earls, who sat in the seats of their ancestors, the Aubignys and Warennes, great earls near akin to their sovereigns.
But I was more than a match for him on the surface.
But he was now destined to learn that his enemy Francis, whom he had discomfited in the council chamber at Calcutta, was more than his match in the parliamentary arena.
The pilot light had gone out on the stove, so she took a match from the box in the cabinet and lit one of the candles.
Although he was anxious to marry this lady, the match was rendered impossible by the dislike of George II.
So eminently respectable a person as John Evelyn thought no harm in bowling for stakes, and once played at the Durdans, near Epsom, for £io, winning match and money, as he triumphantly notes in his Diary for the 14th of August 1657.
Many Thomisidae lurk amongst the stamens and petals of flowers, which they closely match in colour, waiting to seize the insects which visit the blossoms for nectar.
Urquhart (in his Discovery of a most exquisite jewel) states that while in Paris Crichton successfully held a dispute in the college of Navarre, on any subject and in twelve languages, and that the next day he won a tilting match at the Louvre.