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Two wooden dowels indicate the trajectory of bullets that went into the mattress and David Leath's headboard.
On a recent sweltering afternoon on the Irrawaddy River, about 10 miles upstream from the city of Mandalay, a Burmese fisherman tapped a small teak dowel against the hull of his squat wooden boat, producing a xylophonic beat.
Madison Kocian dusts the strips of her dowel grips with powdered chalk, bangs her hands together, and approaches the uneven bars.
The great hall shows evidence of traditional peg and dowel construction.
Step 5: Print out pictures of cats and glue them to popsicle sticks or dowel rods.
Frustrated, the fisherman, U Thin Myu, began trying to drum up his partners again with the dowel.
There are too many dowels, and some of them won’t fit into any of the holes.
A herd of wildebeests was fashioned from dowels and cardboard wildebeest heads.
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Origin and Etymology of dowel
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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