It held breakfast for two, and he racked his mind for who the other was.
After dressing in double sweaters, wool knickers and stockings, they racked their skis atop their jeep and drove south from town into the mountains.
He was racked, and only released upon Giovanni de' Medici's election to the papacy in March 1513.
A square toothed racked wheel was applied to the tube at r (fig.
On the following day she was taken to the Tower and racked; according to Anne's own statement, as recorded by Bale, the lord chancellor, Wriothesley, and the solicitor-general, Rich, worked the rack themselves; but she "would not convert for all the pain" (Wriothesley, Chronicle i.
The wine is racked into clean casks, and this operation is repeated at intervals of some months, in all three to four times.
After the wine has been sufficiently racked and fined, and when it has reached a certain stage of maturation - varying according to the type of wine from, as a rule, two to four years - the wine is ready for bottling.
They are subjected to frequent racking, the casks into which they are racked being more highly sulphured than is the case with red wines.
When, after the approach of the cold weather, the lees have dropped, the wines are racked and a further addition of brandy is made.
Churches were burned; bishops and priests were forced by cruel and revolting tortures to reveal the hiding-places of the sacred vessels; the rich provincials who were employed about the court, and who still adhered to the Catholic faith, were racked and beaten, and put to death.
He was kept a long time in prison, twice racked by order of the council, and every effort was made to shake his constancy.
Racked again on the 31st of October, he was indicted at Westminster that he with others had conspired at Rome and Reims to raise a sedition in the.realm and dethrone the queen.
Ah! such discourse we had, hermit and philosopher, and the old settler I have spoken of--we three--it expanded and racked my little house; I should not dare to say how many pounds' weight there was above the atmospheric pressure on every circular inch; it opened its seams so that they had to be calked with much dulness thereafter to stop the consequent leak;--but I had enough of that kind of oakum already picked.
Others in that heat and crush racked their brains to find some thought and hastened to utter it.