button up

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  • If it were very cold he would button up his coat also. Cited from The Passing of the Frontier, Emerson Hough
  • She began to button up her coat again with sure, thin fingers. Cited from Mother, by Maxim Gorky
  • We're always buttoned up in front at our house. Cited from The Flag-Raising, by Kate Douglas Wiggin
  • One side had to be buttoned up when I had retired. Cited from The Great War As I Saw It, by Frederick George Scott
  • I now said to myself, buttoning up my coat to the last button. Cited from The Piazza Tales, by Herman Melville
  • Then button up the coat, and do the same with that. Cited from Motor Boat Boys Mississippi Cruise, by Louis Arundel
  • He then buttoned up the opening, and retired to rest. Cited from Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trapping, by Gibson
  • Dot's clothes are more buttoned up, so she does not show off her body parts.
  • He rose from the ground, put up the tool he had been using, and buttoned up his coat. Cited from Harvest, by Mrs. Humphry Ward [AKA: Mary Augusta Arnold Ward]
  • You will have to wear it on cold days and keep your coat buttoned up tight. Cited from Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster
  • The man was buttoned up to his eyes, but Jan thought he knew the voice. Cited from Wide Courses, by James Brendan Connolly
  • Saying which, I laid aside my staff, and buttoned up my coat. Cited from The Broad Highway, by Jeffery Farnol
  • He lay down buttoned up in his great coat. Cited from Life Of Johnson, Volume 5, by Boswell
  • She put it back and buttoned up the coat again. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • He buttoned up his pocket as they drove on more rapidly. Cited from Indian Summer, by William D. Howells
  • I buttoned up my coat and rose from the bed. Cited from The Exploits Of Brigadier Gerard, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • You would have buttoned up your pockets instinctively if you had seen him. Cited from My Novel, by E. B. Lytton, Book 5
  • The opening in the side is covered by a short cape, which can be buttoned up in the front.
  • Four old men we appointed to be courtiers, and made them button up their coats. Cited from A Jolly Fellowship, by Frank R. Stockton
  • The doctor slowly buttoned up his over-coat, and began looking for his hat which he had dropped as he walked about. Cited from Love, and Other Stories, by Anton Chekhov
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