Dug-out Sentence Examples
Besides the implements and weapons of iron there are fibulae and brooches of bronze, weaving combs and spindle-whorls, a bronze mirror and tweezers, wheel-made pottery as well as hand-made, ornamented with Late Celtic patterns, a bowl of thin bronze decorated with bosses, the nave of a wooden wheel with holes for twelve spokes, and a dug-out canoe.
Unless such places are carefully dug out or re-puddled before the work of filling is resumed, the percolation may increase along the vertical plane where it is greatest, by the erosion and falling in of the clay roof, as in the other cases cited.
The war canoe (which is a long, narrow dug-out outrigger, capable of holding twenty-eight men) is only a transport, for they never fight in it.
Spend two full days with excellent local guides observing wildlife on the rainforest trails and from dug-out canoes on the lake.
Gold is washed out of the sands of the Vitim and the Olekma, and tusks of the mammoth are dug out of the delta.Advertisement
Window glass exposed to alkaline vapours often shows a thin iridescent surface film which is supposed to be due to crystallization; the same change is found in pieces of Roman glass which have been dug out of the ruins of Pompeii.
Among the wooden objects recovered from the relic beds were tubs, plates, ladles and spoons, a flail for threshing corn, a last for stretching shoes of hide, celt handles, clubs, long-bows of yew, floats and implements of fishing and a dug-out canoe 12 ft.
The former supply most of the peat, and some of the tree-trunks dug out of them have been found so flexible from immersion that they might be twisted into ropes.
It was made of two white pine logs dug out and pinned together, and was cut off square at the ends.
I had dug out the spring and made a well of clear gray water, where I could dip up a pailful without roiling it, and thither I went for this purpose almost every day in midsummer, when the pond was warmest.Advertisement
Denisov and Rostov were living in an earth hut, dug out for them by the soldiers and roofed with branches and turf.
Coal that is near the surface is dug out of the ground with special machines.
Save the soil you dug out and store it where it won't freeze.
But soon, as we readers discovered, he clarified that hobbits weren't den beasts that dug out burrows to house their litters, but little people who built their homes underground.
She cleaned him up then took a shower and dug out musty clothing from a trunk at the bottom of one wardrobe.Advertisement
She snatched her satchel and dug out Linda and Traci's numbers.
Sofia slipped on oversized flip-flops Traci dug out of one of the closets.
All the good stuff here has been dug out already.
She dug out the envelope from the funeral home and tore it in half.
Instead of listening to him, she dug out the water-breathers and life vests, each packaged in small plastic containers the size of her hand.Advertisement
He dug out his black notebook from the depths of a desk drawer and held it out to her.
Jessi dug out the round, flat red crystal.
The latter enterprise Alexander designed to conduct in person; under his supervision was prepared in Babylon an immense fleet, a great basin dug out to contain 1000 ships, and the watercommunications of Babylonia taken in hand.
It is a very old town, having received civic rights in the 13th century, and from time to time Roman remains and other antiquities have been dug out of the sands.
The largest timber tree is the mvule, which attains vast dimensions, its trunk supplying the natives with the dug-out canoes with which they navigate the lake.Advertisement
Each house consisted of two apartments; the floor was formed of split stems of trees set close together and covered with mats; they were reached from the shore by dug-out canoes poled over the shallow waters, and a notched tree trunk served as a ladder.
The king of this district was Coxcoxtli, whose name has gained an undeserved reputation even in Europe as " Coxcox, the Mexican Noah," from a scene in the native picture-writing where his name appears together with the figure of a man floating in a dug-out tree, which has been mistaken even by Humboldt for a representation of the Mexican deluge-myth.
Gypsum is found in large quantities in the plain of Kandahar, being dug out in fragile coralline masses from near the surface.
A fox earth can be an enlarged rabbit burrow, a dug out under a tree or similar.
Here you'll get to experience the dawn chorus in a dug out canoe in the mangrove creeks of the River Gambia.
The adorable puppy Fune played with the limbs, buried the brains and dug out bullets.