portion off

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In New Bedford, fathers, they say, give whales for dowers to their daughters, and portion off their nieces with a few porpoises a-piece.
to Bute Crawley to receive but five; out of which sum, when he had paid his own debts and those of Jim, his son at college, a very small fragment remained to portion off his four plain daughters.
But seriously, with the desktop mode you get to detach the keyboard portion off of its base that allows you to type a little away from the monitor.
Paris had a writ on the home to tear the side portion off of the house.
Stolulonis later went even a radical step further, actually cutting the hook-end portion off his salmon flies, casting them for the pure pleasure of just getting salmon to majestically rise to his imitations.
Fuel Tech subleased 7,000 s/fat 120 Long Ridge Road for 10 years, occupying a portion off the third floor of the building's north wing.
So, avoid buying bruised and cracked produce, and in case you do get a damaged piece by mistake, make sure you cut this portion off before eating.
The zone s other segments have already cracked, including a large portion off Aceh, at the northern tip of Sumatra, which triggered the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami that killed more than 220,000 people.
Manila: Filipino experts are trying to find an explanation for a rare occurrence that left some 500 dolphins stranded at a shallow portion off the coast of Bataan province west of the Philippines capital.
Usually, the visiting teams walks among fans to get to their locker room after the game, but WSU fenced that portion off for 15 minutes following the game.
One common in France--called saignee--was devised by red-wine makers who wanted to concentrate the flavors of the juice on the skins, so just after crushing the grapes, they "bled" a portion off the top (saigner means "to bleed"), leaving a richer red behind.
L&G and property developing venture Helical Bar are believed to be planning to portion off part of the 170,000 sq ft building to major fashion retailers and will take control of the David Morgan and Royal Arcades as part of the deal.