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three sheets

verb
See also: sheet, three

three sheets

to/in the wind Informal
Intoxicated; drunk.
See also: sheet, three
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He laid two or three sheets of paper upon the table and waited while his employer glanced them through and dismissed him with a little nod.
Daughtry dashed into the cabin, came back with a pillow and three sheets, and, using the first as a pad and knotting the last together in swift weaver's knots, he left the Ancient Mariner safe and soft and took Michael back into his own arms.
As he spoke he handed me three sheets of note paper and three envelopes.
have you managed to invent a mechanical corset, or a baby's bottle, or a fire engine, or chimneys that consume no fuel, or ovens which cook cutlets with three sheets of paper?
The result might have looked like something the dog had attacked, but at least you didn't need three sheets of MDF and a blowtorch to make it.
That was cemented after my first day on work experience at the local newspaper, where typewriters clattered and journalists hunched over their desks rattling off their stories on to three sheets of paper separated with carbon.
Les Market in services are subject to ordinary market divided into five technical phases: Phase 1: Literature Review, feedback experiments and mapping of actors and competencesPhase 2: setting parameters and thresholds sensitivity and proposal of a sensitivity map vis-a-vis the infiltrationPhase 3: determination of pollution risks, possible treatments, infiltration on site or autresPhase 4: defining the principles of good management of water pluvialesPhase 5 : drafting a regulatory doctrine, a guide of recommendations and updating of three sheets An additional benefit for a further meeting to be proposed by the candidate.
Also at High Point Market, Calvin Klein Home Furniture highlighted the radiant accent table, an architectural side table made from just three sheets of precisely formed and joined sheet steel.
Management meeting at Howies the other morning when a man who was clearly three sheets to the wind just wandered in.
Older students may want to continue beyond three sheets for a more intricate paper mola.
When all three sheets of an old sailing vessel were allowed to run free, they were said to be "in the wind," and the ship would lurch and stagger like a person inebriated.
Our Champion//Activelite shoes are amazingly lightweight -- a shoe is as light as a stack of feathers or three sheets of bubble wrap," said LuAnn Via, CEO of Payless.
Rushford said the current forms rely on two pieces of carbon paper between three sheets of paper - only a step or two away from papyrus - to collect information generated by maternity hospitals.
Place a sheet of pasta on each plate, top with some of the asparagus and sauce, then repeat with the remaining three sheets, the asparagus and sauce.
I'd estimated that I would need three sheets but the Jetcam nest only required 1 and 1/3.
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