In appearance it is thoroughly Oriental - a mass of mean, irregular wooden buildings, threaded by narrow tortuous streets, with a few better buildings.
Dean glanced at his watch and threaded his way through the crowd to the bar, hoping Cynthia had not given up.
A moment later, veins of light threaded through dark low clouds.
Hunter chuckled as they threaded their way around cluttered desks and scores of busy bodies.
On account of their regular form they have been used, threaded on wire, for making ornamental baskets.
The frame is crossed by four metal horizontal rods passing through holes large enough to allow them to rattle when the sistrum is shaken, the rods being prevented from slipping out altogether by little metal stops in the shape of a leaf; sometimes metal rings are threaded over the rods to increase the jingling.
In the Cottancin system the concrete is replaced by bricks pierced with holes through which the vertical rods are threaded; the horizontal tie-rods are also used, but these do not merely cross the vertical ones, but are woven in and out of them.