chip


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I took up the chip on which the three I have particularly described were struggling, carried it into my house, and placed it under a tumbler on my window-sill, in order to see the issue.
I chopped that from one end of the thing," Jones went on, replacing the chip in its paper and leather case.
By dint of much labour he managed to chip off a narrow sliver some twelve inches long by a quarter of an inch thick.
It is the cat, the chips, and the milk pail that I don't like.
All the wastage of meat, such as the frozen chips, belonged to the dog that found it.
She threw the package into the stove, but I bit off a corner of one of the chips I held in my hand, and chewed it tentatively.
Three men sat in at stud-poker, but they played with small chips and without enthusiasm, while there were no onlookers.
From under clefts among the rocks I gathered a few dry sticks and chips.
At each new visit they beheld a larger pile of wooden chips and a nearer approximation to something beautiful.
The universe is finished; the copestone is on, and the chips were carted off a million years ago.
Here and there were officers carried along on the stream like exasperated chips.
I've got a dog -- and he'll go in the river and bring out chips that you throw in.