There was no question he wanted to nail Mr. Jude Bryce.
Was the nail in the coffin, no pun intended, Evelyn joked weakly.
I'll bet I hit the nail on the head when I said she was in Ouray to meet some guy.
The feet have broad, naked, tuberculated soles; the forefeet with five distinct toes, each furnished with a long, strong and slightly curved nail, the first and fifth considerably shorter than the other three.
"I think your mother would nail my hide to the wall," he responded as he finished putting his belt on.
He took her wrist and raised his pinkie, where she saw the nail had been filed to a point and reinforced with metal.
The girl who cries when she chips a nail is going to fight vampires?
Belper also manufactures linen, hosiery, silk and earthenware; and after the decline of nail-making, once an important industry, engineering works and iron foundries were opened.
The hoof of the horse corresponds to the nail or claw of other mammals, but is so constructed as to form a complete and solid case to the expanded termination of the toe, giving a firm basis of support formed of a non-sensitive substance, which is continually renewed by the addition of material from within, as its surface wears away by friction.
I knew my own mind well enough and always had my own way, even if I had to fight tooth and nail for it.
Drive a nail home and clinch it so faithfully that you can wake up in the night and think of your work with satisfaction--a work at which you would not be ashamed to invoke the Muse.
Its mission statement is to demand transparency after a crime is committed and to assure all efforts to nail the guilty party are being pursued.
"Now that you're here, my lovely Claire, you can help me nail that son of a bitch for good," his master said.
Darkyn flicked a nail against the pad of his thumb.
I can't see where there's near enough evidence to nail Fitzgerald over Billy's death, or that there ever will be.
He's just sitting back somewhere planning how to nail you.
The final nail in the coffin of their friendship left her feeling depressed.
The tests I did with your blood came back promising, but I can't nail down the right genetic code.
His pinkie nail grew to a sharp point, and he sliced his inner arm near the wrist.
The foot resembles that of the other lemurs in its large opposable great toe with a flat nail; but all the other toes have pointed compressed claws.
Nail-making, once famous, is another extinct industry.
The motivepower generated by the Camuzzoni canal is utilized by a large nail factory, flour mills, paper mills, cotton mills and works for the distribution of electric energy.
The earliest form of Leyden jar consisted of a glass vial or thin Florence flask, partly full of water, having a metallic nail inserted through the cork which touched the water.
Then he began to nail them on.
For the want of a nail the shoe was lost; For the want of a shoe the horse was lost; For the want of a horse the battle was lost; For the failure of battle the kingdom was lost;-- And all for the want of a horseshoe nail.
As he spoke, he slid a nail down her hip, drawing blood.
The industries include cotton-spinning, weaving, nail-making and oilworks, and there are frequent markets for cattle and sheep. Lanark is a place of considerable antiquity.
Hind foot long and narrow, mainly composed of the strongly developed fourth toe, terminating in a conical pointed nail, with a strong pad behind it; the first toe represented by a rudimentary metatarsal; the remaining toes completely developed, with claws, but exceedingly slender; the united second and third reaching a little way beyond the metatarso-phalangeal articulation of the fourth; the fifth somewhat shorter.
Fore-feet with five distinct toes, each furnished with a long, strong and slightly curved nail, the first and fifth considerably shorter than the other three.
Among the industrial establishments of the city are stove and range factories, flour mills, rolling mills, distilleries, breweries, shoe factories, copper refining works, nail and tack factories, glass works and agricultural implement factories.
Of Halesowen is Cradley, with iron and steel works, fire-clay works and a large nail and chain industry.
Its important collieries and lead mines; fire-brick, tile, earthenware, mineral oil, tinplate and nail manufactures, tanneries, breweries and malt-houses, have made Mold the business centre of the county.
A nail factory, one of the earliest in the country, was built on the Powow in 1796.
Walsall had a merchant gild in 1390; in the 17th century it was already known for its manufacture of iron goods and nail-making.
The few species of nail-tailed wallabies, Onychogale, which are confined to the Australian mainland, take their name from the presence of a horny spur at the end of the tail, and are further distinguished by the hairy muzzle.
The bottle was held in the hand, and the nail presented to the prime conductor of an electrical machine.
If the person holding the bottle subsequently touched the nail, he experienced an electric shock.
There are also machine works, nail works, paper mills, and iron and brass foundries.
In addition to their stout build and long thickly haired tails, marmots are characterized by the absence of cheek-pouches, and the rudimentary first front-toe, which is furnished with a flat nail, as well as by certain features of the skull and cheek-teeth.
But to the general surprise and Lord Rosebery's own very evident mortification Sir Henry went a long way in his Stirling speech to nail the Home Rule colour to the mast; he did not indeed propose to introduce a Home Rule Bill, but he declared his determination to proceed in Irish legislation on lines which would lead up to the same result.
Coal and salt are raised, and the other industries include fustian, towel, couch, chair and nail factories, iron and brass foundries, stone quarries and corn mills.