Trays


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n. pl.1.See Trais.
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Well, in the morning we put on the aperns and got a couple of trays of truck, and Tom he knocked on the door.
A battalion of waiters slid among the throng, carrying trays of beer glasses and making change from the inexhaustible vaults of their trousers pockets.
A light-colored mulatto boy, in dress coat and bearing a diminutive silver tray for the reception of cards, admitted them.
In fact, after three hours and a half, Pinocchio saw her return with a silver tray on her head.
Shortly afterwards the lamp in the foremost skylight of the saloon was turned out; and this was the sign that the steward had taken in the tray and had retired for the night.
Bishopriggs appeared mysteriously, with the cloth for dinner over his arm, and with his second in c ommand behind him, bearing "the furnishing of the table" (as it was called at Craig Fernie) on a tray.
He was now dressed in white, and carried a little tray with some coffee and boiled vegetables thereon.
Soon after "Uncle's" reappearance the door was opened, evidently from the sound by a barefooted girl, and a stout, rosy, good-looking woman of about forty, with a double chin and full red lips, entered carrying a large loaded tray. With hospitable dignity and cordiality in her glance and in every motion, she looked at the visitors and, with a pleasant smile, bowed respectfully.
The trap works in that locked-up room you never got into; and when our hands are on the machinery, we are awkward enough to have a little accident with the luncheon tray. 'Quite Ready' is the signal to lower the trap, which we do in the regular theater-fashion.
'Let us go together into the town, and the moment we meet a baker you must make a rush between his legs and upset the tray from off his head; I will lay hold of the rolls, and will carry them off to our master.' No sooner said than done.
In one corner played a tinkling fountain of perfumed water, and in another was a table bearing a golden tray loaded with freshly gathered fruit, including several of the red-cheeked apples that the shaggy man loved.
On the chest of drawers there was a tray with a spirit lamp and a small saucepan on it.