How to use Three-cornered in a sentence

three-cornered
  • The despised Herati Tajik, in blue shirt and skull-cap, and with no instrument better than a three-cornered spade, is as skilled an agriculturist as is the Ghilzai engineer, but he cannot effect more than the limits of his water-supply will permit.

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  • Some varieties are dopallari, a skull-cap; kishtinuma, or boat-shaped cap; goltopi, a round cap of the kind known in England as " pork-pie "; bezwi, or egg-shaped cap; sigoshia, or three-cornered cap; chaugoshia, or four-cornered cap; tajdar, or crown-shaped cap; &c. Many other caps are named after the locality of manufacture or some peculiarity of make, e.g.

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  • Not only was the Balkan league on the point of internal explosion, but the Concert of Europe was trying to create the new state of Albania in the midst of a three-cornered diplomatic contest between Austria-Hungary, Italy and Russia.

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  • Pierre caught a glimpse of a man in a three-cornered hat with a tranquil look on his handsome, plump, white face.

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  • The triangle itself was known as a cocked hat after its resemblance to the common three-cornered hat of the times.

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  • One three-cornered fight resulted in swings toward the Lib Dems from both other parties, the other a drift away from Labor.

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  • Many of the current Governors were returned unopposed but the level of interest in Stroud resulted in a three-cornered contest for two positions.

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  • This alternates with a story of ardent love, which eventually results in a veritable three-cornered relationship.

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  • It is much dwarfer than K. aloides, its leaves are much narrower, while its flowers are smaller and its bright green leaves are in dense rosettes, narrow, very pointed, and almost three-cornered.

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  • Everyone wore a hat, the three-cornered, or tri-corner hat being the most fashionable.

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  • A three-cornered Celtic knot is also known as the "Trinity" or the "Triquetra" and represents the unity of heart, soul, and mind.

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