STRAW


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AcronymDefinition
STRAWStray Relief and Animal Welfare (India)
STRAWStudents and Teachers Restoring A Watershed
STRAWStages of Reproductive Aging Workshop
STRAWSystem for Tracking and Registering Applications and Websites (US NASA)
STRAWShort Range Anti-Tank Weapon
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Here I got some straw, and covering myself with my own clothes, slept very sound.
Six of seven went to the straw-barton yesterday, and three the day before, making nearly twenty in the straw already.
Now, now, don't bristle up!' said Nikita, pressing down into the sledge the freshly threshed oat straw the cook's husband had brought.
'And would a better fate have fallen to my lot?' said the straw. 'The old woman has destroyed all my brethren in fire and smoke; she seized sixty of them at once, and took their lives.
D'Artagnan went instantly to the hay dealer and bargained with him for a hundred and fifty trusses of straw, which he obtained, at the rate of three pistoles each.
At the same time, one of them took a handful of straw and set off to light it at the wick of the good Virgin.
The coachman making no reply, and plainly declining to enter into any controversy on a subject so far removed from his sympathies and feelings, another passenger says, 'Yes, sir;' and the gentleman in the straw hat in acknowledgment of his courtesy, says 'Yes, sir,' to him, in return.
The Munchkin farmer who had made the Scarecrow had neglected to sew him together with close stitches and therefore some of the straw with which he was stuffed was inclined to stick out between the seams.
'Do you mean to say there is no straw in the village?'
Dorothy reached up both arms and lifted the figure off the pole, for, being stuffed with straw, it was quite light.
The Scarecrow found a seat in the wagon between Omby Amby and the Shaggy Man, and his weight did not add much to the load because he was stuffed with straw.
"I will carry them hidden in the straw which stuffs my body, and when I give them the signal by unbuttoning my jacket, they have only to rush out and scamper home again as fast as they can.