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singe

a superficial burn
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The duke, the duchess, and all in the garden were listening to the conversation of the two heroes, and were beyond measure amused by it; and now, desirous of putting a finishing touch to this rare and well-contrived adventure, they applied a light to Clavileno's tail with some tow, and the horse, being full of squibs and crackers, immediately blew up with a prodigious noise, and brought Don Quixote and Sancho Panza to the ground half singed. By this time the bearded band of duennas, the Trifaldi and all, had vanished from the garden, and those that remained lay stretched on the ground as if in a swoon.
As when Heavens Fire Hath scath'd the Forrest Oaks, or Mountain Pines, With singed top their stately growth though bare Stands on the blasted Heath.
Then he clubbed the pig with a billet of oak which he had kept back when he was chopping the firewood, and stunned it, while the others slaughtered and singed it.
And them Della leaped up like a little singed cat and cried, "Oh, oh!"
According to protocol singed between both the friendly countries, the border remains closed from 1st of December to 1st of April every year due to heavy snowfall, Radio Pakistan reported.
His eyebrows were singed and he said he was lucky to avoid any serious burns.
"The skin on all four of her pads was burnt off and the fur on her face, tummy and legs was singed - she was lucky to be alive.
The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Electricity Musa Omer, singed for the Ministry of Electricity and General Manager of GIAD Engineer Gaafar Abdul-Rahman singed for thegroup.
BRUSSELS, Aug 23 (KUNA) -- The EU and Libya singed Tuesday A Memorandum of Understanding on the training of the Libyan Coast Guard and Navy.
Residents waking to the fire's aftermath found it wasn't just the converted motor home that bore the brunt of the fire, with surrounding vehicles and homes singed.
AN EVERTON fan set off an illegal flare during the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley and singed a 10-year-old girl's hair and burned through her clothing.