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Word: conveyance

Definition: vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance


Sentences Containing 'conveyance'

Finally, he had proposed, after anxious consideration, that Miss Pross and Jerry, who were at liberty to leave the city, should leave it at threeo'clock in the lightest wheeled conveyance known to that period.
I have been astonished at the miracles it has wrought; that some of my neighbors, who, I should have prophesied, once for all, would never get to Boston by so prompt a conveyance, are on hand when the bell rings.
I brought over some whiter and cleaner sand for this purpose from the opposite shore of the pond in a boat, a sort of conveyance which would have tempted me to go much farther if necessary.
cried M. Morrel;``I will take the first conveyance I find, and hurry to Marseilles, whence I will bring you word how all is going on.''
Those capitals may be greater, in almost any proportion, than the amount of the money which serves as the instrument of their conveyance; the same pieces of money successively serving for many different loans, as well as for many different purchases.
In some places it is even dangerous to travel on horseback, and mules are the only conveyance which can safely be trusted.
Peggotty had a basket of refreshments on her knee, which would have lasted us out handsomely, if we had been going to London by the same conveyance.
I was at the coach office to take leave of her and see her go; and there was he, returning to Canterbury by the same conveyance.
'And here I must admit that I learned very little of drains and bells and modes of conveyance, and the like conveniences, during my time in this real future.
I know that my aunt distressed Dora's aunts very much, by utterly setting at naught the dignity of fly-conveyance, and walking out to Putney at extraordinary times, as shortly after breakfast or just before tea; likewise by wearing her bonnet in any manner that happened to be comfortable to her head, without at all deferring to the prejudices of civilization on that subject.
In the evening I started, by that conveyance, down the road I had traversed under so many vicissitudes.
So soon as I could at all collect my thoughts, I sent for Joram, and begged him to provide me a conveyance in which it could be got to London in the night.
Now, the spouting canal of the Sperm Whale, chiefly intended as it is for the conveyance of air, and for several feet laid along, horizontally, just beneath the upper surface of his head, and a little to one side; this curious canal is very much like a gas-pipe laid down in a city on one side of a street.

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