Lone'' is merely a clipped form of the word, and so ``lonely.
The finest wool, as you know, comes from the sides of the sheep; that clipped from the head and legs is coarse and stiff.
Aye, sir, that they have--dipped every spring after shearing; then we clipped their feet before they started for the range.
Why, you see, lad, it is much more convenient to have the wool clipped near the railroad.
To the right, a labyrinth of young trees, similarly clipped in the fashion of the time, led by a thousand devious turns to a mysterious valley, where one heard continually a low, sad murmur.
When he was gone, Winifred Goode returned to her seat by the clipped yew and cried a little, after the manner of women.
In panic I looked at Baker, but he was bent over the glass plate of the projector, drawing something and speaking in his precise clipped voice.
As he entered our room, we saw that he even looked like the first Stalin, clipped hair, moustache and all.
This definition of duties, while it clipped somewhat the wings of the initiative of the ambitious maréchal de camp, nevertheless had the merit of clearness.
These lower appetites will take all desire for prayer and all earnestness in it out of us, and only when we keep the wings of appetites close clipped will the pinions grow by which we can mount up with wings as eagles.
I remember I once saw a sea-bird kept in a garden, confined within high walls, and with clipped wings, set to pick up grubs and insects.
They are elaborately clipped and powdered and beribboned by special "coiffeurs.
The retreat of the two young hunters came none too quick, for scarcely had they reached the shelter of the wood when several of the Indians let fly with their arrows, one of which almost clipped Henry's shoulder.
Henry, too, was hit by a flying fragment of the gun barrel which clipped off a lock of his hair.
I clipped off the pretty straggler with my pocket-knife, and hid it in my bosom, then held her to my heart for a moment, and hurried home, with a soul surcharged with indescribable happiness.
I think I shall be able to make a better job this time than I did when I clipped your left wing at Memphis.
He again cleverly clipped the word out of my mouth, "Or a kick on the croup, which is worse, Tom.
When the old hooker clipped out of sight, there was not a dry eye in the whole fleet.
Why he clipped into the water with the speed of light, as clean and clear as if he had been a marlinspike.
The part behind the scar dries up, but fresh twigs are put out from further back along the branch, until the tree becomes a closely branched, twiggy, bristling mass which looks like the clipped yews in old gardens.
But this is merely a vigorous reaction against external injury, such as makes a clipped holly hedge bear spinous foliage from base to summit.
When the moon, a timid debutante in a faint sky, rose behind the clipped boxhedge, we were still in the arbour, Millicent and I.
Cunningham clipped off the participle just in time.