Granaries sentence example
Here the barns, granaries, stables, shambles, workshops and workmen's lodgings were placed, without any regard to symmetry, convenience being the only consideration.
There were bazaars, shops, warehouses, market stalls, granaries--for the most part still stocked with goods-- and there were factories and workshops, palaces and wealthy houses filled with luxuries, hospitals, prisons, government offices, churches, and cathedrals.
The principal buildings which remain are the church of St John, which is become the principal mosque; the hospital, which has been transformed into public granaries; the palace of the grand master, now the residence of the pasha; and the senate-house, which still contains some marbles and ancient columns.
In spite of all these demands, however, the temples became great granaries and store-houses; as they also were the city archives.
Two of these buildings were granaries, and indicate the importance of Corstopitum as a base of the northward operations of Antoninus Pius.Advertisement
As he grew older his father took him on all his rounds, reviewing troops, inspecting studs, foundries, dockyards and granaries.
At the quay point between these two basins there are vast state granaries.
Elaborate precautions were taken to save Italy from famine; it is said that corn for seven years' consumption at the capital was retained in the granaries.
Thus he showed that the weevils of granaries, in his time commonly supposed to be bred from wheat, as well as in it, are grubs hatched from eggs deposited by winged insects.
The outer court, which is much the larger, contains the granaries and storehouses (K), and the kitchen (H) and other offices connected with the refectory (G).Advertisement
This outer court also contains the guest-chambers (P), the stables and lodgings of the lay brothers (N), the barns and granaries (Q), the dovecot (H) and the bakehouse (T).
The method of estimating the area of irregular fields and the cubic contents of granaries, &c., is very faulty.
Corn is trodden by oxen, and kept in osier baskets narrowing to the top, or clay granaries.
The old town still preserves its Hanseatic features - high storehouses, with spacious granaries and cellars, flanking the narrow, winding streets.
The shore is occupied by immense granaries, some of which look like palaces, and large storehouses take up a broad space in the west of the city.Advertisement
The Arabs changed the name of the town to Anbar ("granaries").
The farmstead had storage pits, drying frames and granaries, and was surrounded by a stockade.
He examined the bailiff's accounts of the village in Ryazan which belonged to his wife's nephew, wrote two business letters, and walked over to the granaries, cattle yards and stables before dinner.
Comparatively little grain is now produced, whereas under the republic Sardinia was one of the chief granaries of Rome.