coil englannista suomeksi
(RQ:Irving Sketch Boo)
- The wild grapevines that twisted their coils or tendrils from tree to tree.
A cylinder of clay.
To wind into loops (roughly) around a common center.
To wind cylindrically or spirally.
To build a pot (etc) with clay coils.
To encircle and hold with, or as if with, coils.
a. 1757, (w), ''sonnet to Mr. Nathanael Mason''
- Pleasure coil thee in her dangerous snare
''a.'' 1738, (w), (w), and (w) (translators), (w), ''(w)''
- And when he saw that all the dogs were flocking about her, yarring at the retardment of their access to her, and every way keeping such a coil with her as they are wont to do about a proud or salt bitch, he forthwith departed (..)
1624, (w), ''Generall Historie'', in Kupperman 1988, p. 162:
- this great Savage desired also to see him. A great coyle there was to set him forward.
(RQ:Swift Tale of a Tub)