Tarred sentence example
- You look like you've been tarred and feathered.
- Posts that are to be fixed in the ground should have their buried ends either charred or else well tarred.
- Moreover, the high potential difference between the terminals of the series tank introduces a greater danger of shortcircuiting through scraps of metal at the bottom of the bath; for this reason, also, lead-lined vats are inadmissible, and tarred slate tanks are often used instead.
- Thereafter various persons who had paid the excise tax, or had assisted in collecting it, were tarred and feathered or had their houses or barns burned.
- The cloth, when finished, is cut up into lengths, made into bags and tarred.Advertisement
- You 're tarred and feathered with the rest of the scabby bastards.
- In the same way many decent Germans were tarred with the brush of Adolf.
- Sometimes the wires are covered with the compound alone, and the whole cable after being sheathed is finally covered with tarred tape.
- For tying plants to trellises and stakes soft tarred string or raffia (the fibre from the Raphia palm of Madagascar) is used.
- The native practice of conveying wine in tarred skins was deleterious to its flavour, and is now for the most part abolished.Advertisement
- The tanks are commonly constructed of wood lined with lead, or tarred inside, and are placed in terrace fashion each a little higher than the next in series, to facilitate the flow of solution through them all from a cistern at one end to a well at the other.
- In 1748 a Protestant Episcopal Church was organized, and before and during the War of Independence its members belonged to the Loyalist party; their rector, Rev. James Nichols, was tarred and feathered by the Whigs, and Moses Dunbar, a member of the church, was hanged for treason by the Connecticut authorities.