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a wood-turning tool used for shaping the insides and bottoms of cylinders
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You would fight only by broad daylight, warn your foe before an attack, and never attempt anything by night lest you should be accused of taking advantage of the darkness."
The next morning when Dame Ilsabill awoke it was broad daylight, and she jogged the fisherman with her elbow, and said, 'Get up, husband, and bestir yourself, for we must be king of all the land.' 'Wife, wife,' said the man, 'why should we wish to be the king?
Nor did she think of him further than to recollect that he had not been there when it was broad daylight, and that she did not know him as any one of the Marlott labourers, which was no wonder, her absences having been so long and frequent of late years.
He was evidently bent on seeing the man whom his sister had spoken to, in broad daylight. His bold eyes rested on the Doctor's face, with a momentary flash of suspicion in them.
It was broad daylight when Anne awoke and sat up in bed, staring confusedly at the window through which a flood of cheery sunshine was pouring and outside of which something white and feathery waved across glimpses of blue sky.
"In broad daylight, when it can't be spotted from the outside, you shall have as much artificial light as you like.
But in the broad daylight of the bathroom, which had a ground-glass window but no blind, I saw at once the serious nature of his wound and of its effect upon the man.
It seems as if I had looked at everything, hitherto, in broad daylight, or else in the ruddy light of a cheerful fire, glimmering and dancing through a room.
OKARA -- A woman was abducted in broad daylight from a crowded bazaar here the other day.
Summary: Srikakulam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Aug 23 (ANI): In a broad daylight incident, four women posing as customers decamped with gold and silver ornaments from a jewellery shop in Srikakulam district's Palakonda town in Andhra Pradesh.
Masked robbers threatened Walsall Co-op staff with a hammer in broad daylight before attempting to ram-raid an ATM.
A MAN shot by a masked gunman in broad daylight is in a stable condition.