suomi-englanti sanakirja

straw englannista suomeksi

  1. olki, oljenkeltainen

  2. sirotella, levitellä

  3. suojata

  4. pilli

  1. Substantiivi

  2. olki

  3. olki, pahna

  4. oljenkeltainen

  5. olki-">olki-, oljesta tehty">oljesta tehty, olkinen

  6. oljenkeltainen, oljenvaalea

  7. Verbi

straw englanniksi

  1. A dried stalk of a cereal plant.

  2. Such dried stalks considered collectively; this bulk matter may be a chief salable product, a by-product, fodder, bedding, or manure, depending on region and on current market conditions.

  3. (cot)

  4. A straw.

  5. (uncommon) A pale, yellowish beige colour, like that of a dried straw.

  6. (color panel)

  7. Anything proverbially worthless; the least possible thing.

  8. 1889, ''Hood and the Tanner|Robin Hood and the Tanner'', (w) (editor), ''The English and Scottish Popular Ballads'', Volume 3, page 138:

  9. ‘For thy sword and thy bow I care not a straw,Nor all thine arrows to boot;If I get a knop upon thy bare scop,Thou canst as well shite as shoote.’
  10. 1857, Anthony Trollope, ''Barchester Towers'':

  11. He also decided, which was more to his purpose, that Eleanor did not care a straw for him, and that very probably she did care a straw for his rival.
  12. 1881, Louis Stevenson|Robert Louis Stevenson, ''Puerisque|Virginibus Puerisque'':

  13. To be deeply interested in the accidents of our existence, to enjoy keenly the mixed texture of human experience, rather leads a man to disregard precautions, and risk his neck against a straw.
  14. Made of straw.

  15. (syn)


  16. Of a pale, yellowish beige colour, like that of a dried straw.

  17. Imaginary, but presented as real.

  18. To lay straw around plants to protect them from frost.

  19. To sell straws on the streets in order to cover the giving to the purchaser of things usually banned, such as pornography.

  20. (quote-book)

  21. (quote-book) The strawer offers to ''sell'' any passer by in the streets a straw and ''give'' the purchaser a paper which he ''dares not'' sell. Accordingly as he judges of the character of his audience, so he intimates that the paper is political, libellous, irreligious, or indecent.

  22. The remaining plant material after cultivation; halm, (l).

  23. An individual piece or section of straw.

  24. Anything slight or worthless; the least possible thing.

  25. A measure of weight for candlewax.

  26. (inflection of)