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 Meanings and Examples of POLE
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pole
 n.  a long round rod of wood, metal, or plastic
 v.  make hit by batting the ball hard and far
Classic Sentence: (54 in 4 pages)
1  She had never stood starry eyed when the Stars and Bars ran up a pole or felt cold chills when "Dixie" sounded.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
2  She rolled the table under the window, gathered up her skirts, climbed on it and tiptoed to reach the heavy curtain pole.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
3  It was almost out of her reach and she jerked at it so impatiently the nails came out of the wood, and the curtains, pole and all, fell to the floor with a clatter.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
4  In its socket, a stiff pole, from twenty to thirty feet long, is inserted for a handle.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 66. The Shark Massacre.
5  These last now hoist the bucket within grasp of the Indian, to whom another person has reached up a very long pole.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 78. Cistern and Buckets.
6  Towards the end, Tashtego has to ram his long pole harder and harder, and deeper and deeper into the Tun, until some twenty feet of the pole have gone down.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 78. Cistern and Buckets.
7  The Indians warily retraced their steps toward the place they had left, when the scout, placing his pole against a rock, by a powerful shove, sent his frail bark directly into the turbulent stream.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5
8  One in front bore a short pole, on which, as it afterwards appeared, were suspended several human scalps.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23
9  They were new and beautiful, and the color bearer habitually oiled the pole.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 3
10  He made a spring and a clutch at the pole.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 19
11  He was pale, his brows were sullen, he was as distant in recoil as the cold pole.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 14
12  It formed the pole and axis of this heathery world.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 2 Humanity Appears upon the Scene, Hand in Hand with Trouble
13  Just as he had lain down he was surprised to observe the white pole of the staff flash into existence like a streak of phosphorus drawn downwards across the shade of night without.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 7 The Night of the Sixth of November
14  Eustacia's bedroom was lighted up, and it was the shine from her window which had lighted the pole.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 7 The Night of the Sixth of November
15  "Pull it forward," said Venn, and they raked it in with the pole till it was close to their feet.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 9 Sights and Sounds Draw the Wanderers Together
Example Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  You hoist a flag when you pull it to the top of its pole.
2  I wouldn't touch it with a barge pole.
3  The north magnetic pole lies to the west of the geographic North Pole.
4  The black crow perched on the telephone pole.
5  He was also carrying an orange poster on a pole, urging a vote for the local Liberal Democrat candidate.
6  He got himself up the pole.
7  The longest pole knocks the most persimmons.
8  The conscientious researcher is careful to avoid up the pole and omission.
9  The acrobat balanced a long pole on his left shoulder.
10  This totem pole is carved from/out of a single tree trunk.
11  To be low man on the totem pole is to have an inferior place in the hierarchy.
12  But the Clinton stash keeps her in pole position in the race to secure the party nomination in a year's time.
13  I already had a bleeding sore from the pole so when we stopped and I was allowed to sit down.
14  The accumulation of centuries of winters, glazed in Alpine heights above heights, surround the pole, and concentre the multiplied rigours of extreme cold.
15  We leaned the poles back against the wall.