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 Meanings and Examples of BELLOWS
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 n.  a mechanical device that blows air onto a fire to make it burn more fiercely
Classic Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)
1  The wind had blown off, leaving a loud bright night with wings beating in the trees and a persistent organ sound as the full bellows of the earth blew the frogs full of life.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 1
2  One of the soldiers opened its wooden windows, another lighted the fire, another turned to at the bellows, the rest stood round the blaze, which was soon roaring.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter V
3  No gleam of fire, no glittering shower of sparks, no roar of bellows; all shut up, and still.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LVIII
4  I say it ain't likely, in a man who knows his wind will go, when it DOES go, as if a pair of bellows was cut open; and that man a grandfather, said Mr. Omer.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 30. A LOSS
5  The Saracens produced from their baskets a quantity of charcoal, a pair of bellows, and a flask of oil.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
6  'Never mind him, my dear,' said the Jew, winking at Mr. Dawkins, and giving Master Bates a reproving tap with the nozzle of the bellows.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
7  Clym hastily put together the logs on the hearth, raked abroad the embers, which were scarcely yet extinct, and blew up a flame with the bellows.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 8 Rain, Darkness, and Anxious Wanderers
8  Gillenormand who was the bellows.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
9  His little, narrow chest panted like a forge bellows.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
10  Some fill and empty the windy bellows of their blast, some dip the hissing brass in the trough.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK EIGHTH
11  From cow after cow came the same yearning bellow.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 9
12  There she heard the loudspeaker begin to bellow, in an idiotically velveteen-genteel sort of voice, something about a series of street-cries, the very cream of genteel affectation imitating old criers.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
13  I heard a click of steel and a bellow like an enraged bull.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
14  It restored his soul to have Sam Clark trustingly bellow, "Better come down to the lake this evening and have a swim, doc."
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
15  As they halted thus the lieutenant again began to bellow profanely.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 19
Example Sentence:
1  A bellows is a device for delivering pressurized air in a controlled quantity to a controlled location.
2  Out in the street the loudspeakers bellow, the flags flutter from the rooftops, the police prowl to and fro.
3  The music was so loud we had to bellow at each other to be heard.
4  The coach bellowed instructions from the sidelines.
5  The officer bellowed a command to his men.
6  He bellowed with pain when the tooth was pulled out.
7  Always bellowing "America first!," the congressman was such a jingoist you could almost hear the sabers rattling as he marched down the halls.
8  We could hear the sergeant bellowing commands to his troops.