Here, only the twisting grey concrete under his tires disturbed the desolate wild.
“I jumped over a few cars, almost turned it upside down in a pond and came out on top of all four tires,” she wrote in an email.
But the Media General deal shows Buffett still knows how to kick the tires.
One of them on top of a pile of tires said, simply, “mines,” like the kind you dig, not the kind that blow you up.
The group of men left behind then fired a gun at the limo, leaving five holes in it and blowing out one of its tires.
They are nearly all loose, and I am afraid we will have to stop sooner, if there can be found wood suitable to heat the tires.
It flatters a man to have a mistress—it flatters him, it amuses him, and then it tires him.
I know Lord Chandos better than any one else, and I know that he tires of everything in a short time.
That bough there tires me with its waving and its rising, as if it was alive.
It is an immense edifice, with no one point for the mind to rest upon; and it tires itself with wandering round and round.
"to weary," also "to become weary," Old English teorian (Kentish tiorian), of unknown origin, not found outside English. Related: Tired; tiring.
late 15c., "iron rim of a carriage wheel," probably from tire "equipment, dress, covering" (c.1300), a shortened form of attire. The notion is of the tire as the dressing of the wheel. The original spelling was tyre, which had shifted to tire in 17c.-18c., but since early 19c. tyre has been revived in Great Britain and become standard there. Rubber ones, for bicycles (later automobiles) are from 1870s.
"To tire" the head is to adorn it (2 Kings 9:30). As a noun the word is derived from "tiara," and is the rendering of the Heb. p'er, a "turban" or an ornament for the head (Ezek. 24:17; R.V., "headtire;" 24:23). In Isa. 3:18 the word _saharonim_ is rendered "round tires like the moon," and in Judg. 8:21, 26 "ornaments," but in both cases "crescents" in the Revised Version.