Usage examples for sawdust

  1. They appeared on the indoor running track bent almost double; each carried on his back a sack of sawdust held in place by a broad leather band that passed over the top of his forehead. – Northern Diamonds by Frank Lillie Pollock
  2. There is one big advantage now, the doll won't break; but, we sigh as we stop to think, we can't stick pins into it as we all did into the sawdust bodies of our dolls those years and years ago. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  3. The Jefferson Market Lunch Room, thick with kicked- up sawdust and the fumes of hissing grease, was sunk slightly below the level of the sidewalk, a fitting retreat for the mole- like humanity that dined furtively at its counter. – Gaslight Sonatas by Fannie Hurst