bead

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  • Info A bead is a small, decorative object that is formed in a variety of shapes and sizes of a material such as glass, plastic, or wood, and that is pierced for threading or stringing. more...
  • She learned rapidly and one night she received her first bead. Cited from How Ethel Hollister Became a Campfire Girl, by Irene Elliott Benson
  • China has also produced some good-quality dzi beads over the last three years.
  • "Now, can you draw a good bead on him when he comes in sight?" Cited from Ralph Granger's Fortunes, by William Perry Brown
  • The twelve men of the south placed twelve white-shell beads at the south. Cited from Bureau of Ethnology, 8th Annual Report, 1886-1887, ed. by Powell
  • The bead will be visible only on the right side of the work.
  • He looked at me out of the corners of his bead-like little eyes. Cited from The Confessions of Artemas Quibble, by Arthur Train
  • Near its center it contains a bead made of colonial lead glass.
  • She comes out of her house an old woman with a white bead walking stick.
  • The arms of the stars have small gold beads on the end.
  • Then in a class of their own is the two-cut seed bead.
  • Those of the north placed twelve white-shell beads at that point. Cited from Bureau of Ethnology, 8th Annual Report, 1886-1887, ed. by Powell
  • Then they must take all the beads in the hole that follows the empty one.
  • Also the young woman of the bead cape knew how to manage him. Cited from Emily Fox-Seton, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • On the inside it has a thick bead somewhat behind the sharp edge.
  • The next bead-room gave him what he wanted. Cited from Storm Over Warlock, by Andre Norton
  • She made the call and took leave, and the bead bag was never mentioned. Cited from Young Lucretia and Other Stories, by Mary E. Wilkins
  • Note that this is the order in which the beads appear in the story.
  • Where's the beaded bag you had in your hand just now? Cited from Tales Of Men And Ghosts, By Edith Wharton
  • The black, bead-like eyes were on the face of Frank as he put these questions. Cited from The Saddle Boys in the Grand Canyon, by James Carson
  • Long distance trading was also discovered through the thousands of glass beads found at the sites.
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Meaning of bead

  • noun A small ball with a hole through the middle
  • verb Form into beads, as of water or sweat, for example
  • verb Decorate by sewing beads onto
    bead the wedding gown
  • verb String together like beads