Sentence Examples with the word ruffled

For this reason every piece of pressed glass-ware, as soon as it is liberated from the mould, is exposed to a sharp heat in a small subsidiary furnace in order that the ruffled surface may be removed by melting.

Venturing one day to substitute deeds for words, he turned up his cuffs, seized a plasterer's board, and having loaded his trowel without mishap, with a complacent look toward the lathing overhead, made a bold gesture thitherward; and straightway, to his complete discomfiture, received the whole contents in his ruffled bosom.

A stunning man with a large smile dressed in white stood a few feet away, his brown hair ruffled by the sea breeze.

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Small pieces of cork put in the jar will be found to dance about during the continuance of the sound; water or spirits of wine poured into the glass will, under the same circumstances, exhibit a ruffled surface.

He pushed the hood back first and shivered at the breeze that ruffled his dark hair.

Her eyes went to the bedroom, and she walked the opposite direction to the laundry room and ruffled through Dusty's neatly folded laundry.

A sudden gust of wind ruffled the leaves of the trees, creating a sound much like the surf.

There you stand, lost in the infinite series of the sea, with nothing ruffled but the waves.

In 1791 a revival began at Bala; and this, strange to say, a few months after the Bala Association had been ruffled by the proceedings which led to the expulsion of Peter Williams from the Connexion, in order to prevent him from selling John Canne's Bible among the Methodists, because of some Sabellian marginal notes.

A temporary sensation entered her mind, as if a breeze ruffled through her thoughts.