Crossword clues for astel
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Astel \As"tel\ ([a^]s"t[~e]l), n. [OE. astelle piece of wood, OF. astele splinter, shaving, F. attelle, astelle: cf. L. astula, dim. of assis board.] (Mining) An arch, or ceiling, of boards, placed over the men's heads in a mine.
n. (context mining English) An arch or ceiling of boards placed above the workers' heads in a mine.
Usage examples of "astel".
There was another serving wench, named Astel, and she was a kindhearted young thing.
Surprisingly bright for a mere server, Astel was younger than Madelyne, and yet seemed to take her under her wing.
This excited Astel somewhat, for she said she had never been in the presence of future greatness, and appreciated the opportunity that fate had afforded her.
Plus, I remembered times when my mother and Astel would be talking, and they would say things such as money was the only reason men were worth being with, and that what Madelyne did was no different than what the most respectable of women did.
I looked at the dead body of my mother, which Astel was just in the process of covering with a sheet.
Tacit, now I was seized with the desire to do something about those contemptuous looks that Astel was giving me.
Stroker called angrily from behind the bar, and Astel immediately got to her feet and moved behind the bar to start cleaning up and settling down matters for the night.
As for Astel, wherever she was, I hoped that she would have a long and lingering death, and that said death would involve multiple open sores and scabs, preferably in the vicinity of her private regions.
Everything hinged on my catching Astel off-guard, of maintaining the upper hand emotionally.
As successful as I had been in obtaining an impressive bounty from Astel, I did not want to count on the notion that I was impervious to retribution.
But I told her of how Astel had taken not only my virginity, but whatever rudimentary ability I might have had to trust anyone.
The money that Astel had provided us proved to be more than sufficient to get us quite nice lodgings.
And I saw Astel in those eyes, laughing at me, and Tacit in those eyes, proclaiming that he, not I, was the hero, and I saw the contempt of the knights, the sneers of the squires, the disdain of Stroker, everyone, all encapsulated in this one neat package.
Madelyne would most surely have recognized him, and I could not believe that I would not have learned from someone--her, Astel, Stroker, one of them--that I might indeed not only be a bastard, but a royal bastard to boot.
I saw Astel in those eyes, laughing at me, and Tacit in those eyes, proclaiming that he, not I, was the hero, and I saw the contempt of the knights, the sneers of the squires, the disdain of Stroker, everyone, all encapsulated in this one neat package.