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pallet
used in Lonesome Dove

14 uses
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Definition
a portable platform for storing or moving goods that are stacked on it
  • Joe put his rope over by his pallet.
    Chapters 26-27 (47% in)
  • July had initially supposed that was where they would put the boy, but, in fact, Elmira had put them in the sleeping loft and assigned the boy a pallet on the floor.
    Chapters 26-27 (46% in)
  • Once he had accidentally touched her, turning on the pallet they slept on, and she had stiffened.
    Chapters 28-29 (4% in)
  • "There ain't nothing up there but a pallet," Peach said.
    Chapters 28-29 (47% in)
  • It was not much of a pallet, either—just a couple of quilts.
    Chapters 28-29 (47% in)
  • Then he heard the old man say, "Fix the pallet.
    Chapters 42-43 (67% in)
  • When Gus saw that she was tiring he made a pallet for her by the fireplace and sat by her while she napped.
    Chapters 60-61 (46% in)
  • She lay on the pallet, her eyes wide open.
    Chapters 60-61 (49% in)
  • Lying on the pallet and playing cards for buttons was fine, so long as it was just Gus who was there.
    Chapters 60-61 (51% in)
  • Gus spread her a pallet and she sat where she could watch him through the open flap.
    Chapters 60-61 (70% in)
  • That purse was under the pallet they sleep on.
    Chapters 68-69 (46% in)
  • As he passed the open flap of the tent he saw Lorena sitting on a pallet just inside.
    Chapters 70-71 (9% in)
  • " Call and Augustus knew there was nothing to do but wait, so they sat beside Wilbarger's pallet, saying little.
    Chapters 72-73 (46% in)
  • The girls had slept downstairs on pallets, so as to be farther from the screams.
    Chapters 75-76 (52% in)

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