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pulled teeth

vb. (en-pastpull teeth)

Usage examples of "pulled teeth".

Here was Henri Prendregast de Mousqueton, a seventeenth-century mountebank who pulled teeth, performed magic and comedy, and practiced quack medicine.

Older people, for example, could remember the time when dentists pulled teeth without pain.

Huge chunks of earth ripped from the ground, their roots exposed like pulled teeth, sent into orbit by the forces that had created their world two millenia ago.

A woman, sitting in her chair like an incisor seated in a jaw between the empty red holes of pulled teeth, screamed and clutched her shredded arm.

Sandler said, the words coming out with the reluctance of pulled teeth.

Shopkeepers cut hair, pulled teeth, painted portraits, made clothes, and sold every sort of thing as could be imagined, from common produce and herbs to priceless perfumes and jewels.

There were great holes between the standing churches, dark and bloody like pulled teeth.