The grain is usually trodden out by cattle and is of ten stored in claylined pits.
They were driving downhill and coming out upon a broad trodden track across a meadow, near a river.
4 Instead of rising wildly as do most of its allies, it generally lies so close as to let itself be almost trodden upon, and then takes wing silently, to alight at a short distance and to return to the same place on the morrow.
The Arab izar, though now a large outer wrapper, was once a loin-cloth (like the Hebrew ezor), which, however, was long enough to be trodden upon.
In the taverns and low places of amusement haunted by those lettered songsters, on the open road and in the forests trodden by their vagrant feet, the deities of Greece and Rome were not in exile, but at home within the hearts of living men.
The mother smoothed the folds of her dyed silk dress before a large Venetian mirror in the wall, and in her trodden-down shoes briskly ascended the carpeted stairs.
Rostov did not think what this call for stretchers meant; he ran on, trying only to be ahead of the others; but just at the bridge, not looking at the ground, he came on some sticky, trodden mud, stumbled, and fell on his hands.
Corn is trodden by oxen, and kept in osier baskets narrowing to the top, or clay granaries.
The grapes are first trodden for a period varying from twenty-four hours upwards, and are then allowed to ferment in the lagar itself.
As in the others, so in this the central object of worship is a redeemer-deity who has already trodden the difficult way which the faithful have to follow.
No heathen may tread the outer court.
The down-trodden peasants were left in peace to divide the land among them, and new conditions arose as they took over the ownerless estates.
There is here little departure from the well-trodden paths of Europe.
(3) Ghelta or nagphani (snake's head) juta, the toe is turned up, while the back part is folded inwards and trodden under the heel.
He did not now run with the feeling of doubt and conflict with which he had trodden the Enns bridge, but with the feeling of a hare fleeing from the hounds.
"So I can fire when I like!" said Pierre, and at the word "three," he went quickly forward, missing the trodden path and stepping into the deep snow.
The verdure had thickened and its bright green stood out sharply against the brownish strips of winter rye trodden down by the cattle, and against the pale-yellow stubble of the spring buckwheat.
Then they rode downhill and uphill, across a ryefield trodden and beaten down as if by hail, following a track freshly made by the artillery over the furrows of the plowed land, and reached some fleches * which were still being dug.
The bulk of the jungle, therefore, which lies between stream and stream, has never been trodden by the foot of man.
At harvest the corn was cut high on the stalk with short sickles and put up in sheaves, after which it was carried to the threshing-floor and there trodden out by the hoofs of oxen.
Into this trench socalled " puddled clay," that is, clay rendered plastic by kneading with water, is filled and thoroughly worked with special tools, and trodden in layers.
His most important domestic measure was the chaining of the peasantry to the soil, a measure directed against the ever increasing migration of the down-trodden serfs to the steppes, where they became freebooters instead of tax-payers.
We cannot drink the blood of Christ unless Christ has been first trodden under foot and pressed..
The peasants, adjusting the stretcher to their shoulders, started hurriedly along the path they had trodden down, to the dressing station.
Meanwhile, Mavra Kuzminichna was attentively and sympathetically examining the familiar Rostov features of the young man's face, his tattered coat and trodden-down boots.
The "singing beach" is a stretch of white sand, which, when trodden upon, emits a curious musical sound.
For larger masses, such as stronggrowing herbaceous plants, a spade or digging-fork will be requisite and the soil may be trodden down with the feet.
The combatants advanced along the trodden tracks, nearer and nearer to one another, beginning to see one another through the mist.