He wadded the apron into a ball.
For not dilly-dallying and not hanging to a woman's apron strings.
Sometimes, when mother does not know it, she goes out into the vineyard, and gets her apron full of delicious grapes.
He lifted the apron over her head.
Cade shook his head and with a quick move, untied her apron strings.
"Hold that thought," He pitched the apron at Chet.
apart, hinged to a masonry apron on the bed of the river and carrying a foot-bridge along the top, from which the actual barrier, resting against the frames and cross- weir.
Last week she made her doll an apron, and it was done as well as any child of her age could do it.
A soldier was driving, and a woman enveloped in shawls sat behind the apron under the leather hood of the vehicle.
The rapid erosion of the soft limestone bed at one time threatened the destruction of the power, but this has been prevented by an enormous apron and an artificial concrete floor (completed in 1879).
The men wear a loincloth or salaka, the women a kitamby or apron folded round the body from waist to heel, to which a jacket or dress is usually added; both sexes use over these the lamba, a large square of cloth folded round the body something like the Roman toga, and which is the characteristic native dress.
Promptly at nine, she removed her apron and crossed to the table where Cade sat nursing his fifth cup of coffee.
When going through the bush they sometimes wear an apron of skins, for protection merely.
The trestles of this weir are, as usual, hinged to the apron, so that in flood-time they can be completely lowered into a recess across the apron by means of chains actuated by a winch, leaving the channel perfectly open for the discharge of floods and for the passage of vessels when the lock is submerged.
long, a certain volume being discharged at every blow and carried forward by the flushing water over an apron or table in front, covered by copper plates filled with mercury.
The earliest form of shutter weir, known as a bear-trap, introduced in the United States in 1818, and subsequently erected across the Marne in France, consists of two wooden gates, each turning on a horizontal axis laid across the apron, inclined towards one another and abutting together at an angle in the centre when the weir is closed; the up-stream one serves as the weir, and the down-stream one forms its support, and both fall flat upon the apron for opening the weir.'
One day I happened to spill water on my apron, and I spread it out to dry before the fire which was flickering on the sitting-room hearth.
The apron did not dry quickly enough to suit me, so I drew nearer and threw it right over the hot ashes.
Whereas, however, ordinary frames placed nearer together than their height overlap one another when lowered on to the apron, the trestles of the Louisa weir lie clear of each other quite flat on the apron.
The name is derived from the Italian mozzare, to cut off, and points to its being an abbrevi ated cappa, as the episcopal "apron" is a shortened cassock.
As they left the tavern in the twilight of the dawn, Rostov and Ilyin both glanced under the wet and glistening leather hood of the doctor's cart, from under the apron of which his feet were sticking out, and in the middle of which his wife's nightcap was visible and her sleepy breathing audible.
The function of the apron is to prevent the escape of electrification from the glass during its passage from the rubber to the collecting points.
The shortened form of cassock which survives in the bishop's "apron" was formerly widely used also by the continental clergy.
Seeing Prince Andrew she leaned out from behind the apron and, waving her thin arms from under the woolen shawl, cried:
One of the doctors came out of the tent in a bloodstained apron, holding a cigar between the thumb and little finger of one of his small bloodstained hands, so as not to smear it.
of these carried the leather exacting cushions and the other the collecting metal points, a silk apron extending over the cylinder from the cushion almost to the points.
This short man had on a white leather apron which covered his chest and part of his legs; he had on a kind of necklace above which rose a high white ruffle, outlining his rather long face which was lit up from below.
The weir is opened by releasing the iron props from their shoes, either by a sideways pull of a tripping bar with projecting teeth laid on the apron and worked from the bank, \\\\\\\\\\\\\ [[Scale Zoo.
or by pulling the props clear of their shoes by chains fastened to the bottom of the shutters; the unsupported trestles and shutters fall flat on the apron on the top of the props, as shown by dotted lines in fig.
You may wish to bring an apron for cooking classes.
Tossing the hot pan holder on the counter, she untied the apron.
If you are clearing a large spillage you must also wear a disposable plastic apron.
There is a white apron and a red and white cap.
The type of apron depends on the tasks the job requires.
The costume is an underwire teddy with adjustable straps and lace trim, a frilly little white apron, lacy gloves, a lace hair band and a black and white neckband.
They also have a fishnet and baby doll costume, consisting of an open-back baby doll with attached apron, sheer stockings with stretch vinyl lace-trimmed tops, and a lace ruffled cap.
She twisted her apron with nervous fingers.
disposable plastic apron.
Apron tankinis feature a slightly sexier take on the traditional tankini.
Sexy Army Nurse: Featuring a gartered apron skirt and push-up bra top in camouflage, a headpiece, tie, stethoscope and shrug, all you need are some red stockings and dog tags to please the boys.
The top is a bustier with a lace-up back and the gartered skirt has an attached apron.
An Upstairs Maid costume featuring a lace bra and G-string with matching apron and gloves.
When most people hear the word apron they picture the apron their mother used to wear tied around her waist or that gag gift someone gave Uncle Joe for his weekend barbecues.
Also, consider wearing a "pit apron" to keep the uniform free from fuel drips and splatters.
For a long time the nurse's outfit was not all white - in fact, blue or black dresses covered with a white apron was more common.
The apron is attached and feather duster is included.
A seven-piece costume consisting of a low-cut frilly teddy with a removable apron skirt, so that when you turn around, a lot is revealed!
Frisky French Maid Costume: A charming off-the-shoulder satin Lycra mini-dress with an apron, matching headpiece and collar.
The only customers were two paint-splattered workmen arguing baseball with the bartender, an overweight bald man in a wrinkled apron.
Whilst 250mm may seem excessive for a top edge abutment or apron flashing it may not be.
advisable to wear old clothes or bring an apron.
wear an apron with pockets, some have knee pads attached.
apron in front of the main house tabs.
Also the concrete apron outside the side door was laid.
At the same time wearing a plastic apron is a wise precaution.
apron strings, or husbands under the thumb?
apron wall, creating an unforgettable image.
apron stage was built at a cost of more than £ 75,000.
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Usually this involves standing behind a lead screen or wearing a lead rubber apron.
I thought nothing of it and sat back in my seat, overlooking the airport apron.
Tom can not cleave with apron strings still attached... ... ... ... ... ... ... .
The lever device also contains a crown cork bottle opener. ideal buy along with the BBQ apron.
An apron, overall or casual dress which may get dirty.
An essentially informal garden against a background of deciduous woodland with an apron of lawn.
The apron is described as of white lambskin, lined with turquoise silk and trimmed with a two-inch border of turquoise moirÃ© .
mummymy's boys tied to the apron, or house husbands under the thumb?
push-pull knob on the apron front.
Romantic desserts Delectable desserts for sweet seduction are barely a streaked apron and a licked wooden spoon away from your delight...
The table football features extra thick apron sides which are finished in a mahogany veneer.
by means of chains worked by a winch .2 The shutter weir, introduced on the upper Seine about the middle of the 19th century and subsequently adopted for weirs across several rivers in France, Belgium and the United States, consists of a row of wooden or iron shutters turning on a horizontal axis a little above their centre of pressure, borne by an iron trestle at the back of each shutter, which is hinged to the apron of the weir, and supported when raised by an iron prop resting against an iron shoe fastened on the apron (fig.
Among the fancy cloths made in cotton may be mentioned: matting, which includes various kinds with some similarity in appearance to a matting texture; matelasse, which is in some degree an imitation of French dress goods of that name; pique, also of French origin, woven in stripes in relief, which cross the width of the piece, and usually finished stiff; Bedford cord, a cheaper variety of pique in which the stripes run the length of the piece; oatmeal cloth, which has an irregular surface suggesting the grain of oatmeal, commonly dyed cream colour; crimp cloth, in which a puckered effect is obtained by uneven shrinkage; grenadine, said to be derived from Granada, a light dress material originally made of silk or silk and wool; brilliant, a dress material, usually with a small raised pattern; leno, possibly a corrupt form of the French linon or lawn, a kind of fancy gauze used for veils, curtains, &c.; lappet, a light material with a figure or pattern as lawn, batiste, serge, huckaback, galloon, and a large number of names are of obvious derivation and use, such as umbrella cloth, apron cloth, sail cloth, book-binding cloth, shroud cloth, 1 Including Federated Malay States.
For work the men use a leather apron, and in the cold season and in travelling a burnous, usually a family heirloom, old and ragged; the women, in winter, throw a coloured cloth over their shoulders.
He was being conveyed in a caleche with a raised hood, and was quite covered by an apron.
The surfacing feed was engaged and disengaged by a push-pull knob on the apron front.
The device was mounted directly above the apron traverse handwheel on a raised rectangular boss.
Look for stickers, borders, and picture frames that feature items like rolling pins, kitchen utensils, and a chef's hat and apron.
A unique way to personalize a wedding gift could be to create a barbeque-cooking supply kit, complete with apron and cookbook.
If you're looking for more on the tipping habits of the rich and famous, the blog Stained Apron has a long list of both the good and the bad.
A sailor dress typically has an apron top (over the shoulders), but the exact shape of this overlay varies.
This apron area of the dress often hosts the contrasting stripes that make it sailor-like.
These apron collars are also found on boys' sailor suits, but girls' dresses (and pant suits) in the sailor style also often feature a bow in the chest area.
If you like the sailor style of dress because of the apron and bow, but want a more versatile dress, choose baby pink or light blue.
Not only will you have different options in terms of the style of apron, you might be able to score yourself an interesting print or pattern that will allow you to express yourself on the job.
Other terms used synonymously are modesty apron, marriage apron, modesty skirt, loincloth, string skirt, and girdle.
Cache-sexe are used throughout much of West Africa and parts of East Asia, where the term modesty apron is more commonly used.
One stunning example of the various double-bowl kitchen sinks they have is this Double-Bowl Hammered Copper Apron Farm Sink.
With an intricate vine-and-leaf design on the apron front, and a hammered copper interior, this sink is a beautiful complement for a country-style kitchen.
The sink is simple and sturdy without an apron, and it can be installed by drop-in method or undermounted.
Use a cut down tile beneath the bullnose at the front apron of the granite for the best edge results.
Apron sundress- Also known as bib-front sundresses, these styles are comfy and fun for plus size women.
While you may think that an apron's only purpose is to keep you clean while you cook or clean house, you may be pleasantly surprised to find out that it can be pretty as well as practical.
Look chic and cute at the next church picnic or family get-together in a plus size retro apron that evokes memories of days gone by.
You'll find an abundant selection of these aprons in the market as the 1950s style apron is experiencing a fashion revival.
Girly Aprons: This is a great place to shop for girlfriend, bridal or hostess gifts, but don't forget to include a new apron for yourself in your purchases.
This stylish apron made from a kitchen fruit fabric features a unique design that adjusts to fit three different heights and accommodates sizes 6 to 22.
Vintage Apron Patterns: Who doesn't love a bargain?
Cabbage Rose: Sassy plus-size apron pattern fits sizes XXL.
An apron has a bib and skirt that covers most of the body or a waistband and skirt that covers the lower half of the body and fits snugly over the shoulders.
The body of the apron can be fitted or hang comfortably over the body.
There are two main styles of aprons: the full apron and the half apron.
While the primary use for an apron is keeping the clothes clean while cooking, they are extremely versatile and have many other uses.
When working with chemicals always wear a snap front lab coat or a lab apron.
Parts of the body that are especially sensitive to damage by x rays (for example, the reproductive organs, the thyroid) are shielded with a lead apron.
Body parts not being x rayed should be shielded with a lead apron, especially the testes, ovaries, and thyroid.
To reduce risk of radiation exposure, anyone remaining in the scanning room during x-ray delivery will have to wear a lead apron on shield.
Trim can take a basic apron or pillow and turn it into something fabulous.
You can add several rows of ric-rac to the bottom of a half apron to give it a cute, country look.
A row of contrasting piping can show off the style of a retro apron.
To make her dress, cut the bodice and skirt pieces out of cotton calico and the apron out of white lawn.
Place the two apron pieces together, and sew all the way around the curved edge.
Then insert the apron piece into the seam, so it will hang down in front.
Use extra lace to trim the apron and the collar and arm holes of the dress.
For swimmers who are not as keen about drawing attention to their mid-sections, there is still another alternative: the apron tankini.
Apron tankinis are a bit different from their predecessors.
Depending on the type of fabric used, these suits can look quite demure, but they can also look fabulously sexy when the apron is created using sheer fabric.
As mentioned previously, the clear advantage of the apron tankini is that it is a showier, yet more camouflaging version of the average tankini.
The apron version of this style often depends on string ties, resulting in a less formidable a design.
It is possible for an apron tankini to feature a soft cup bra system that is slightly padded, but if you need to feel more secure or you require a little "oomph" up above, then the apron may not be able to supply the support you need.
Additionally, most tankini styles are not ideal for tanning, but the apron tankini can leave you with even more awkward tan lines.
If tanning is important to you, opt for sheer apron tankinis.
Apron tankinis may be sleek, shiny, stretchy or lacy, and are available in many colors when the Spring/Summer season rolls around.
Victoria's Secret is notorious for its wide swimsuit selections, and within the tankini category you are sure to find one or two apron styles.
The Floral Tankini and Hipster pairs an apron tankini top with matching bottom, both in a small white flower print set on black.
The standard tankini top with its straight cut and shoulder straps has a sporty feel to it, while an apron tankini gives off a more feminine air.
A baking scented set, for example, may include a themed apron, wooden spoons, or recipe cards.
Malice in Wonderland: A nice twist on the classic Alice costume, it's a black satin dress with a corset style white apron, crinoline and black and white checkered leggings.
The sleeves, apron and pockets all have red stripes.
She will probably wear an apron and a nightcap.
Mrs. Claus Plus: This features a bright red gown with a white apron, lace collar, cuffs and hem.
Velvet Mrs. Claus Plus: A much fancier costume in a red velvet gown with puffed shoulders, an A-line skirt, white faux fur trim and a white apron.
A small white apron, white tights, black patent leather shoes and a frilly sleeping cap complete the look.
Some upscale costumes also come with a lace-trimmed white apron and a satin mop-style cap.
Get a red fleece dress with white lace collar, cuffs and trim and accent it with an apron with white lace trim and pockets.
Simply purchase a nostalgic-looking red polyester floor-length gown and trim it with delicate lace details, a white ruffled apron and a red, mop cap.
Add some holly accents to the hem of the dress or to the apron's pockets.
You will also need a cap and an apron with lace trim.
You can also attach a craft apron to the back of the front seats for holding supplies.
Fabric that has sentimental value, such as bits of your daughter's prom dress or a portion of your grandmother's old apron, is also a good choice.
Since you'll probably be spending a fair amount of time in the kitchen, why not make a pretty new apron to protect your clothes and boost your spirits?
If you need help coming up with a design for your apron, these beautiful heirlooms may be able to jumpstart your creative process.
Wear rubber gloves to keep the dye off your hands, and use an apron or work shirt to protect your clothing.
Maid for Pleasure, with a tie front bra top, collar, sheer apron with attached garters over G-string and stockings.
It's a short black dress, usually with a lacy or fluffy crinoline underneath, white trim and an apron.
It includes an underwire cup mini-dress, with lace ruffles on the sleeve and hem and a matching apron.
The costume consists of a satin and lace teddy with a thong back and includes an apron, headband and ribbon neckband.
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