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straggling Sentence Examples

  • The whine of a straggling hound could be heard.

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  • As Baldwin had secured the supremacy of the lay power in Jerusalem, so he extended into a compact kingdom the poor and straggling territories to which he had succeeded.

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  • It is a large and straggling place, with a citadel, and the population amounts to 25,000.

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  • In 1836 Old and New Accrington were merely straggling villages with about 5000 inhabitants.

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  • In 1836 Old and New Accrington were merely straggling villages with about 5000 inhabitants.

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  • Straggling forests, mainly of conifers, characterize the high plateaus of central Utah.

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  • Etampes is a long straggling town hemmed in between the railway on the north and the Chalouette on the south; the latter is a tributary of the Juine which waters the eastern outskirts of the town.

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  • Etampes is a long straggling town hemmed in between the railway on the north and the Chalouette on the south; the latter is a tributary of the Juine which waters the eastern outskirts of the town.

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  • The town, which consists of one or two straggling streets, contains a handsome English church.

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  • The streams, which are plentiful, are traced through the uplands and glens by a line of straggling brushwood and rank herbage.

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  • Thus were formed the vast but straggling fiefs which are recorded in Domesday.

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  • It is a long straggling parish extending from the western tower of the Crystal Palace almost to the south end of Bromley, and contains the residential suburb of Shortlands.

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  • It is a long straggling parish extending from the western tower of the Crystal Palace almost to the south end of Bromley, and contains the residential suburb of Shortlands.

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  • In place of these straggling efforts of the unassisted human mind, a graduated system of helps was to be supplied, by the use of which the mind, when placed on the right road, would proceed with unerring and mechanical certainty to the invention of new arts and sciences.

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  • It consists of a compact central mass and two straggling appendages running from its S.W.

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  • It consists of a compact central mass and two straggling appendages running from its S.W.

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  • The line was thus continued to a station taking its name from Bulgurlu, a small straggling village four miles away, between which and Eregli there is not a single habitation.

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  • The crops being still green, and nothing else available as forage for the horses, an epidemic of colic broke out amongst them, and in ten days the mounted arms had lost upwards of one-third of their strength; men died of sunstroke in numbers, and serious straggling began.

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  • The trees form their heads naturally, and therefore little pruning is required, it being merely necessary to cut off straggling growths, and to prevent the branches from interlacing.

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  • The so-called coast towns are commonly at some distance from the seashore, and their shipping ports are little more than a straggling collection of wretched habitations in the vicinity of the landing-stage and its offices and warehouses.

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  • The line was thus continued to a station taking its name from Bulgurlu, a small straggling village four miles away, between which and Eregli there is not a single habitation.

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  • The so-called coast towns are commonly at some distance from the seashore, and their shipping ports are little more than a straggling collection of wretched habitations in the vicinity of the landing-stage and its offices and warehouses.

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  • All along the sides of the road fallen horses were to be seen, some flayed, some not, and broken-down carts beside which solitary soldiers sat waiting for something, and again soldiers straggling from their companies, crowds of whom set off to the neighboring villages, or returned from them dragging sheep, fowls, hay, and bulging sacks.

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  • His conclusions were that the group "has never been nearer the mainland than it is now, nor have its members been at any time closer together"; and that the character of the flora and fauna is the result of species straggling over from America, at long intervals of time, to the different islets, where in their isolation they have gradually varied in different degrees and ways from their ancestors.

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  • Here and there are large straggling snowfields, the largest being Glamu and Drangajokull,' on the culminating points of the plateau.

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  • Abounding on the higher slopes of the Bavarian and Tirolese Alps, it is a favourite shelter for the chamois; the hunters call it the " latschen," from its recumbent straggling habit.

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  • It is a dusty, straggling, frontier town with rough habitations and a halfcivilized population, chiefly Indians and mestizos.

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  • In a straggling procession the boats worked their way up to Korti, piloted by Canadian voyageurs.

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  • Beyond these is a fringe of suburbs (La Union and Paso Molino), and on the western side of the bay is the straggling suburb of Cerro, largely industrial in character.

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  • Kecskemet is a poorly built and straggling town, situated in the extensive Kecskemet plain.

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  • Where the Sudbury and Assabet unite to form the beautiful little Concord river, celebrated by Thoreau, is the village of Concord, straggling, placid and beautiful, full of associations with the opening of the War of Independence and with American literature.

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  • The capital town of Bahrein is Manameh, a long, straggling, narrow town of about 8000 inhabitants, chiefly of the Wahabi sect.

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  • It leads through the straggling village of Mina, occupying a long narrow valley (Wadi Mina), two to three hours from Mecca, and thence by the mosque of Mozdalifa over a narrow pass opening out into the plain of Arafa,which is an expansion of the great Wadi Naman,through which the Taif road descends from Mount Kara.

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  • of this plateau lie the Wichita Mountains, a straggling range of rugged peaks rising abruptly from a level plain.

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  • I had just sunk my head on this when the bells rung fire, and in hot haste the engines rolled that way, led by a straggling troop of men and boys, and I among the foremost, for I had leaped the brook.

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  • It is a straggling town built on seven steep hills: on one hill is the royal residence; on another (Namirembe = the hill of peace) was the cathedral of St Paul, destroyed by lightning in September 1910, and other buildings of the Anglican mission.

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  • It is a large straggling encampment rather than a town, with few buildings of any architectural merit.

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  • Straggling remnants still maintained their independence, but the mass of the Hottentots took service with the colonists as herdsmen, while others became hangers-on about the company's posts and grazing-farms or roamed about the country.

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  • Straggling remnants still maintained their independence, but the mass of the Hottentots took service with the colonists as herdsmen, while others became hangers-on about the company's posts and grazing-farms or roamed about the country.

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  • Timur is here displayed as a stoutish, long-bodied man, below the middle-height, in age and feature not unlike the first portrait, but with thicker and more straggling hair, and distincter, though not more agreeable character in the facial expression, yet not a sign of power, genius, or any elements of grandeur or celebrity.

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  • hard, firm and compact shells with some straggling flossy filaments on the exterior, and the interior layers are so closely and densely agglutinated as to constitute a parchment-like mass which resists all attempts at unwinding.

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  • Dwarfed eucalypts fringe the tree-limit on Mount Kosciusco, and the soakages in the parched interior are indicated by a line of the same trees, stunted and straggling.

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  • Owing to the great risks from fire the villages usually cover a large area of ground, and the houses are scattered and straggling.

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  • The structure of the sentence is also apt to be loose and straggling.

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  • straggleia is a long straggling village, standing on a sandy ridge, which slopes from each side.

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  • straggleis a very desolate place consisting of a long straggling street of the houses of fishermen.

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  • straggleester was held for Parliament in early 1643, but it was a straggling town with inadequate defenses.

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  • straggleurch in this village would contain several thousands of persons; and the village is reduced to a few straggling houses.

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  • straggles time walking wounded were arriving in a steady straggling line at the advanced dressing Station alongside the battery.

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  • straggleders Green, a straggling hamlet in 1901, (fn.

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  • stragglellage is very straggling, comprising many villa residences surrounded by gardens.

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  • straggle somewhat straggling in formation, the old heart of the village has considerable charm.

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  • stragglerd was passed along and soon we were all afoot and straggling out into the moonlit courtyard.

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  • stragglen rose as he came out of the skirts of the wood and saw Tunstall hamlet straggling up the opposite hill.

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  • His conclusions were that the group "has never been nearer the mainland than it is now, nor have its members been at any time closer together"; and that the character of the flora and fauna is the result of species straggling over from America, at long intervals of time, to the different islets, where in their isolation they have gradually varied in different degrees and ways from their ancestors.

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  • Dwarfed eucalypts fringe the tree-limit on Mount Kosciusco, and the soakages in the parched interior are indicated by a line of the same trees, stunted and straggling.

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  • Owing to the great risks from fire the villages usually cover a large area of ground, and the houses are scattered and straggling.

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  • Straggling forests, mainly of conifers, characterize the high plateaus of central Utah.

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  • The crops being still green, and nothing else available as forage for the horses, an epidemic of colic broke out amongst them, and in ten days the mounted arms had lost upwards of one-third of their strength; men died of sunstroke in numbers, and serious straggling began.

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  • Thus were formed the vast but straggling fiefs which are recorded in Domesday.

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  • The trees form their heads naturally, and therefore little pruning is required, it being merely necessary to cut off straggling growths, and to prevent the branches from interlacing.

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  • The streams, which are plentiful, are traced through the uplands and glens by a line of straggling brushwood and rank herbage.

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  • As Baldwin had secured the supremacy of the lay power in Jerusalem, so he extended into a compact kingdom the poor and straggling territories to which he had succeeded.

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  • It is a straggling town built on seven steep hills: on one hill is the royal residence; on another (Namirembe = the hill of peace) was the cathedral of St Paul, destroyed by lightning in September 1910, and other buildings of the Anglican mission.

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  • It is a large and straggling place, with a citadel, and the population amounts to 25,000.

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  • The town, which consists of one or two straggling streets, contains a handsome English church.

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  • Timur is here displayed as a stoutish, long-bodied man, below the middle-height, in age and feature not unlike the first portrait, but with thicker and more straggling hair, and distincter, though not more agreeable character in the facial expression, yet not a sign of power, genius, or any elements of grandeur or celebrity.

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  • hard, firm and compact shells with some straggling flossy filaments on the exterior, and the interior layers are so closely and densely agglutinated as to constitute a parchment-like mass which resists all attempts at unwinding.

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  • The structure of the sentence is also apt to be loose and straggling.

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  • It is a large straggling encampment rather than a town, with few buildings of any architectural merit.

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  • In a straggling procession the boats worked their way up to Korti, piloted by Canadian voyageurs.

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  • Beyond these is a fringe of suburbs (La Union and Paso Molino), and on the western side of the bay is the straggling suburb of Cerro, largely industrial in character.

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  • Kecskemet is a poorly built and straggling town, situated in the extensive Kecskemet plain.

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  • In place of these straggling efforts of the unassisted human mind, a graduated system of helps was to be supplied, by the use of which the mind, when placed on the right road, would proceed with unerring and mechanical certainty to the invention of new arts and sciences.

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  • Abounding on the higher slopes of the Bavarian and Tirolese Alps, it is a favourite shelter for the chamois; the hunters call it the " latschen," from its recumbent straggling habit.

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  • It is a dusty, straggling, frontier town with rough habitations and a halfcivilized population, chiefly Indians and mestizos.

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  • Where the Sudbury and Assabet unite to form the beautiful little Concord river, celebrated by Thoreau, is the village of Concord, straggling, placid and beautiful, full of associations with the opening of the War of Independence and with American literature.

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  • The capital town of Bahrein is Manameh, a long, straggling, narrow town of about 8000 inhabitants, chiefly of the Wahabi sect.

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  • It leads through the straggling village of Mina, occupying a long narrow valley (Wadi Mina), two to three hours from Mecca, and thence by the mosque of Mozdalifa over a narrow pass opening out into the plain of Arafa,which is an expansion of the great Wadi Naman,through which the Taif road descends from Mount Kara.

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  • Here and there are large straggling snowfields, the largest being Glamu and Drangajokull,' on the culminating points of the plateau.

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  • of this plateau lie the Wichita Mountains, a straggling range of rugged peaks rising abruptly from a level plain.

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  • Aspatria is a long straggling village, standing on a sandy ridge, which slopes from each side.

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  • Borth is a very desolate place consisting of a long straggling street of the houses of fishermen.

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  • Cirencester was held for Parliament in early 1643, but it was a straggling town with inadequate defenses.

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  • The church in this village would contain several thousands of persons; and the village is reduced to a few straggling houses.

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  • By this time walking wounded were arriving in a steady straggling line at the advanced dressing Station alongside the battery.

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  • At Golders Green, a straggling hamlet in 1901, ( fn.

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  • The village is very straggling, comprising many villa residences surrounded by gardens.

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  • Whilst somewhat straggling in formation, the old heart of the village has considerable charm.

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  • The word was passed along and soon we were all afoot and straggling out into the moonlit courtyard.

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  • The sun rose as he came out of the skirts of the wood and saw Tunstall hamlet straggling up the opposite hill.

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  • While they know how many guests to expect, they will not wait for straggling tourists: be sure to arrive at the designated location on time.

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  • R. Alaternus is a stout evergreen from the Mediterranean region, with small rounded leaves of firm texture, and variable as to habit, but often straggling.

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  • It is naturally straggling in growth, 5 to 15 feet high; its foliage is much larger than that of the other Robinias; the clear rose-pink flowers are also larger.

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  • Vigorous pruning when the plants become straggling is all the attention needed.

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  • It is a low, spreading bush, somewhat open and straggling, and should not be crowded with other shrubs.

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  • Ceanothus Azureus - From the temperate regions of Mexico, where it grows as a straggling bush about 10 feet high.

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  • Ceanothus Papillosus - a pretty little species from the mountains of California, where it is a densely-branched straggling bush 6 to 10 feet high.

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  • It forms, when wild, a straggling bush, 8 or 10 feet high.

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  • It is apt to grow rather straggling, and to prevent this it is kept neatly pegged down and cut in well.

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  • It is of somewhat straggling habit, with loosely-clustered pale green leathery leaves and handsome greenish flowers three-quarters of an inch across, clustered together at the tips of the shoots as in Ivy and Aralia.

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