Dug-up Sentence Examples
Cases have been dug up in recent years on his own family croft.
The Roman Watling Street crossed Shooter's Hill, and a Roman cemetery is supposed to have occupied the site of the Royal Arsenal, numerous Roman urns and fragments of Roman pottery having been dug up in the neighbourhood.
It has even been supposed that amber passed from Sicily to northern Europe in early times - a supposition said to receive some support from the fact that much of the amber dug up in Denmark is red; but it must not be forgotten that reddish amber is found also on the Baltic, though not being fashionable it is used rather for varnish-making than for ornaments.
George Low (1747-1795), the naturalist and historian of Orkney, who made a tour through Shetland in 1774, described a Runic monument which he saw in the churchyard of Crosskirk, in Northmavine parish (Mainland), and several fragments of Norse swords, shield bosses and brooches have been dug up from time to time.
The skulls dug up in Scythic graves throw no light on the question, some being round and some long.Advertisement
Skates made of bones have been dug up in this district.
And what would her opinion be of the guy who dug up this enlightening news and brought it to her doorstep?
The fossilmeasured 24 inches by 18 inches by 10 inches and had been dug up on the site.
We then dug up potatoes and picked broad beans for tea, but actually had pasta - LOL.
By summer I have cleared a small glade of land, torn out every stubborn stump, dug up every clinging root.Advertisement
Roman bricks, dug up in the fortress, bear the inscription, Legio IV.
The roots are dug up in Mexico throughout the year, and are suspended to dry in a net over the hearth of the Indians' huts, and hence acquire a smoky odour.
In 1874 a statue of Commodus was dug up at Rome, in which he is represented as Hercules - a lion's skin on his head, a club in his right and the apples of the Hesperides in his left hand.
Kauri gum still holds its place as an export, over £500,000 worth being dug up annually.
The relic was dug up on the Aventine in 1705, and is now in the Louvre.Advertisement
The bear is traditionally associated with Bern in Switzerland, and in 1832 a statue of Artio, a bear goddess, was dug up there.
Division, or partition, is usually resorted to in the case of tufted growing plants, chiefly perennial herbs; they may be evergreen, as chamomile or thrift, or when dormant may consist only of underground crowns, as larkspur or lily-of-thevalley; but in either case the old tufted plant being dug up may be divided into separate pieces, each furnished with roots, and, when replanted, generally starting on its own account without much check.
Flower-beds on light soils may be dug up so as to forward the work of the coming busy spring season.
All vegetable roots that are yet in the ground, and not designed to be left there over winter, must be dug up in this latitude before the middle of the month or they may be frozen in.
Those intended for storing should be dug up as soon as they are fairly ripe, unless they are attacked by the disease, in which case they must be taken up as soon as the murrain is observed; or if they are then sufficiently developed to be worth preserving, but not fully ripe, the haulms or shaws should be pulled out, to prevent the fungus passing down them into the tubers; this may be done without disturbing the tubers, which can be dug afterwards.Advertisement
Moreover, Christian revenged himself upon the dead as well as upon the living, for Sten Sture's body was dug up and burnt, as well as the body of his little child.
In 1574, during the pontificate of Gregory XIII., a stone was dug up in the island of the Tiber bearing the inscription - " Semoni Sango Deo Sacrum Sex.
Inter- cast-lead pipes, but they were regarded as luxuries, mittent supply, not as necessaries, and gave way to cheaper conduits made, as pump barrels had long been made, by boring out tree trunks, which are occasionally dug up in a good state of preservation.
But in the Protestant districts neither age nor sex was spared; even the dead were dug up and burnt.
This bread is made by burying the materials for months, till the mass is thoroughly fermented and homogeneous, when it is dug up and cooked by baking or steaming.Advertisement
Stories are told of graves being dug up and remains being strewn around the cemetery.
The idea of vampires had been present in German literature years prior in reference to bodies being dug up and "killing" vampires.
We don't know what he might have dug up.
A small dirt hole was in front of the obelisk where she'd dug up the necklace.
The latter are dug up with the tusks; the left one being generally employed in this service, and thus becoming much more worn than its fellow.