alabaster

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  • The latter is made of one piece of alabaster, nearly ten feet long. Cited from Young Americans Abroad, by Various
  • The young man stood for a while looking down at the beautiful figure of alabaster. Cited from Twilight Land, by Howard Pyle
  • But they were without life -- they were all of stone as white as alabaster. Cited from Twilight Land, by Howard Pyle
  • When he came back he held up an alabaster cup. Cited from The Best Short Stories of 1917, ed. by Edward J. O'Brien
  • Many of these are very beautiful, and often as white as alabaster. Cited from Cave Regions of the Ozarks and Black Hills, by Luella Agnes Owen
  • The unknown had hidden her face in her hands, which were white as alabaster. Cited from The Man in the Iron Mask[The Novel]Dumas, Pere #28
  • She pointed with her small alabaster hand to the left wing. Cited from Round the Block, by John Bell Bouton
  • Her name is so far only known from one object, an alabaster vessel found in her burial.
  • Alabaster retired at the end of the war and returned to England.
  • The unknown concealed her face in her hands, which were white as alabaster. Cited from The Vicomte de Bragelonne, by Alexandre Dumas
  • The White Chapel is made of a hard white rock called alabaster.
  • In a week's time Mike would be working at one of the alabaster walls. Cited from Young Lives, by Richard Le Gallienne
  • In 1953 he opened his first studio and produced much of his work in alabaster.
  • Great alabaster groups occupied every flat surface, safe from dust under their glass shades. Cited from North and South, Elizabeth C Gaskell
  • Why should a man whose blood is warm within Sit like his grandsire cut in alabaster? Cited from It Can Be Done, by Joseph Morris, et al.
  • So some of the ancient alabaster is identical to the modern stone.
  • Thy skin and body are like southern alabaster, and thy bones are of silver. Cited from The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians, by E. A. Wallis Budge
  • He is a charming man, and his hands are as white as alabaster. Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. VI, Ed. by Francke
  • Why should a man whose blood is warm within, Sit like his grandsire cut in alabaster? Cited from Shakspere, Personal Recollections, by John A. Joyce
  • And breaking the alabaster box, she poured it out upon his head. Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Mark Book 48
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Words starting with alabaster

Meaning of alabaster

  • noun A compact fine-textured, usually white gypsum used for carving
  • noun A hard compact kind of calcite
  • noun A very light white
  • adjective Of or resembling alabaster
    alabaster statue