cellar door


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cellar door

A bulkhead, 4, often sloping or nearly horizontal.
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It passed, scrap- ing faintly across the cellar door.
While I was still doubtful, it rapped smartly against the cellar door and closed it.
The joker spent the remainder of the night, after church, in the cellar of a deserted house, and Nicodemus sat on the cellar door till toward breakfast-time to make sure that the prisoner remembered that if any noise was made, some rough treatment would be the consequence.
I took the liberty of pointing out to my gentleman that the whole business looked apocryphal, and that a man does not, in real life, walk into a cellar door at four in the morning and come out with another man's cheque for close upon a hundred pounds.
We shut the cellar door behind us, and when they found the bag they spilt it out on the floor, and it was a lovely sight, all them yaller-boys.
Unbolting the cellar door, the girls announced to the invisible captive that they were through, and then departed much depressed.
She would hang about for hours outside the cellar door for the purpose of sneaking in on the first opportunity and lapping up the drippings from the beer-cask.
The bartender, to whom they had tipped the wink, had the cellar door open for them, and they vanished, making their way by a secret entrance to a brothel next door.
Thereafter they had conducted me through the book-lined door of my undoing, down stone stairs leading to three cellar doors, one of which they had double-locked upon me.
She then wakes to find the cellar door has been left open in the night, and is convinced she is being stalked.
She then wakes to find the cellar door left open, and is convinced she is being stalked.
A baby gate leading to an unlocked cellar door was also open.