Sentence Examples with the word TIGHT

Pierre was there too, buttoned up since early morning in a nobleman's uniform that had become too tight for him.

At last, in September 1122, the investiture question was settled by the concordat of Worms. By this compromise, which exhaustion forced upon both parties, the tight of electing prelates was granted to the clergy, and the emperor surrendered the privilege of investing of Worms. them with the ring and the staff.

She clenched her hand and held it tight against her mouth so no sound would escape.

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These cave flowers are unfolded by pressure, as if a sheaf were forced through a tight binding, or the crystal fibres curl outward from the centre of the group. Thus spotless arches of 50 ft.

He had no lambskin cap on his head, nor had he a loaded whip over his shoulder, as when Rostov had seen him on the eve of the battle of Austerlitz, but wore a tight new uniform with Russian and foreign Orders, and the Star of St. George on his left breast.

The t-shirt he wore was tight around large biceps and snug across his muscular shoulders and thick chest.

Her stomach felt tight and she licked dry lips.

I listened, as tight as a bow string as Howie narrated in a whispered voice as he was patrolling around the house.

This method necessitates the use of very considerable pumping power during the sinking, as the water has to be kept down in order to allow the sinkers to reach a water - tight stratum upon which the foundation of the tubbing FIG.

Egyptian women had a tight foldless tunic which exposed the breasts; it was generally kept up by means of braces over the shoulders.