How to use Well-built in a sentence
It is a well-built modern town, with no remarkable features about it.
The men are hardy, well built and handsome; and the women are noted for their beauty, the ancient Greek type being well preserved.
Gyor is a well-built town, and is the seat of a Roman Catholic bishop. Amongst its principal buildings are the cathedral, dating from the 12th century, and rebuilt in 1639-1654; the bishop's palace; the town hall; the `Roman Catholic seminary for priests and several churches.
It is situated on the left bank of the Maros, and is a well-built town, once the capital of the territory of the Szeklers.
The new part of the town is well built and contains numerous pretty villa residences.Advertisement
It is situated on the Oppa river, close to the Prussian frontier, and is a well-built town with extensive suburbs.
The underground world was well built and bright with whitewashed walls lining corridors wide enough for two people to walk side by side.
Until modern times the city was built largely on floating pontoons or on piles at the edges of the innumerable canals and water-courses which formed the thoroughfares, but to meet the requirements of modern life, well-planned roads and streets have been constructed in all directions, crossing the old canals at many points and lined with well-built houses, for the most part of brick, in which the greater part of the erstwhile riparian population now resides.
A Latin memoir of Tamerlane by Perondinus, printed in 1600, entitled Magni Tamerlanis scytharum imperatoris vita, describes Timur as tall and bearded, broad-chested and broadshouldered, well-built but lame, of a fierce countenance and with receding eyes, which express cruelty and strike terror into the lookers-on.
The village is well built and comparatively clean.Advertisement
Here, at an elevation of 15,000 ft., about the great Lake Dangra, we hear of well-built villages and of richly cultivated fields of barley, indicating a condition of climate analogous to that which prevails in the districts south of Lhasa, and in contrast to the sterility of the lake region generally and the nomadic character of its population.
Kupang, the chief town of the residency, contains some 8000 inhabitants, of whom 145 are Europeans living in well-built houses, 594 Chinese, and 43 Arabs.
The town is comparatively well-built and possesses a fine parish church, and a Franciscan convent and hermitage.
On the left bank of the Aude, between it and the Canal du Midi, lies the new town, clean, well-built and flourishing, with streets intersecting each other at right angles.
In this northern region villages are built in the Sudanese zeriba style, surrounded with thorn fences; more important places are enclosed by a well-built wall and strongly fortified.Advertisement
The modern streets are spacious, and the houses well-built though monotonous.
The port of Scala contains about 140 houses, besides some old well-built magazines and some potteries.
The general aspect of the town is picturesque; the streets are fairly spacious, though ill-kept and filthy; the houses are all of stone, many of them well-built and four or five storeys high, with terraced roofs and large projecting windows as in Jidda - a style of building which has not varied materially since the Toth century (Mukaddasi, p. 71), and gains in effect from the way in which the dwellings run up the sides and spurs of the mountains.
Ashbourn Grove, a neat well-built mansion, picturesquely seated on a gentle acclivity, one mile N.E. from Ashbourn, is now unoccupied.
Terrified, I tried to scale the wall but it was extremely well built and offered no handholds to the unlucky would-be wall climber.Advertisement
Because sewing machines are like cars and come in all different models, it's almost impossible to determine how well-built one is until you test drive it.
It is a well-built city, the principal public buildings being the government house, the church, of St Mary, the gymnasium and the house of correction.
The town is still surrounded by the masonry walls of black basalt which give it the name of Kara or Black Amid; they are well built and imposing on the west facing the open country, but almost in ruins where they overlook the river.
There are several well-built mosques (none older than the 16th century), public baths, and several good khans.
A well-built, crenelated stone wall from 20 to 30 ft.Advertisement
It is divided into an old and a new town, the latter consisting of wide, straight and well-built streets.
The main part of the town and the bazaars are crowded alongside the stream, while suburbs with scattered houses among orchards and gardens extend up two tributary streams. The houses are massive and well built of a soft volcanic tufa, and with their courtyards and gardens climbing up the hillsides afford a striking picture.
Still better is Saint-Simon's portrait of Fenelon as he appeared about the time of his appointment to Cambrai - tall, thin, well-built, exceedingly pale, with a great nose, eyes from which fire and genius poured in torrents, a face curious and unlike any other, yet so striking and attractive that, once seen, it could not be forgotten.
It is situated at the lower end of the beautiful valley of the Perlbach, and in itself it is a well-built and attractive town.
The houses are well built of sun-dried brick, and the streets are wide and fairly clean.Advertisement
The citadel, built by Yusuf Adil Shah, a mile in circuit, is of great strength, well built of the most massive materials, and encompassed by a ditch loo yds.
In the old town, which contains the government-house and Jesuits' College, the streets are not so regularly and well built as in the new.
As a rule they are well built and little behind their Caucasian brethren.
The city has a well-built and substantial appearance, its chief attraction lying in the numerous churches, which belong in the main to a well-marked basilican type, and present almost too richly decorated exteriors, fine apsidal ends and quadrangular campaniles, in some cases with battlemented summits, and windows increasing in number as they ascend.
It is a modern, well-built town, with a fine town-hall and well-arranged school.Advertisement
Some architects depend solely upon partitions, and a building with a well-constructed iron frame should be safe if provided with brick partitions or if the exterior of the iron framework is covered with well-built masonry of sufficient thickness.
In person, Longfellow was rather below middle height, broad shouldered and well built.
The town itself consists of well-built and unusually handsome native bazaars, and of spacious streets devoted to European commerce.
It is a well-built compact city, and its temples and examination halls are in good preservation.
It is a well-built town, with some thriving manufactures, including cotton goods, cigarettes, liqueurs, &c. It is the see of a bishop and has a fine cathedral.Advertisement
It is a healthy well-built town on the old Acapulco road, is lighted by electricity and is temporarily the western terminus of the Interoceanic railway from Vera Cruz.
They are tall and well built.
Bathurst is a fairly well-built town, the chief material employed being red sandstone.
The present town, French in character, has well-built modern streets with many arcades, and numbers among its buildings several mosques and churches, extensive barracks and a large military hospital.
John Leland (c. 1540) described Tenby as being "very wealthy by merchandise," and noted its stone pier and well-built walls.Advertisement
The streets are of course narrow and winding; but the houses are well built of stone.
The Macassars are well-built and muscular, and have in general a dark-brown complexion, a broad and expressive face, black and sparkling eyes, a high forehead, a flattish nose, a large mouth and long black soft hair.
I asked the janitor, and he said the house was not very well built and that the beams and wainscoting were shrinking.
Roughness of construction cannot be regarded as a proof of antiquity, inasmuch as in some cases we find the additions less well built than the original nuraghe; and it is often clear from the careful work at points where it was necessary that the lack of finer construction was often simply economy of labour.
But before Pierre--who at that moment imagined himself to be Napoleon in person and to have just effected the dangerous crossing of the Straits of Dover and captured London--could pronounce Pitt's sentence, he saw a well-built and handsome young officer entering his room.Advertisement
He 's very tall and well built and arrived in a singlet vest, with oiled muscles rippling, and was very aggressive !
Outside were two well built concrete and brick pig sties and a stable for horses and carriages.
A well-built tower will also withstand kitty's "playfulness" to a higher degree and ensure that you will not have to replace the item as quickly.
A well built compost pile should not smell and will produce usable compost in twelve to sixteen weeks.
Even the most well-built and carefully monitored landfill will eventually leak and the community's ground water will become contaminated.
The longer your concrete counter is allowed to cure before sealing, the stronger and more durable it will be; if you're building it yourself, give it as much time as you can before removing the frame to ensure a well built product.
While you primarily see board shorts and swim shorts on the beach today, Speedos were seen as sexy on well-built men such as Chippendale's original onstage "uniforms".
The platform offers more support - 1970s platform shoes were lauded in the day for being tall but so well built that they did not impede either function or comfort.
Though heavy snow does not fall in all parts of the world, even a small amount of snowfall requires a pair of well-built performance boots to ensure the wearer's safety.
Most well-built weight machines can last for seven to ten years with little required maintenance, but poorly built machines could cause problems well before that time.
Keep in mind that some models aren't as sturdy or as well-built as the traditional chair, so read reviews before you put down a lot of money.
The bailey was clean, the stables large and well-built.
The area of the ancient city is now called the Kaleh, and is inhabited by the Turks; eastward of this is the extensive Christian quarter, and beyond this again a low promontory juts northward into the sea, partly covered with the houses of a well-built suburb, which is the principal centre of commerce.
The wheels, called naoura, are of the most primitive construction, made of rough branches of trees, with palm leaf paddles, rude clay vessels being slung on the outer edge to catch the water, of which they raise a prodigious amount, only a comparatively small part of which, however, is poured into the aqueducts on top of the dams. These latter are exceedingly picturesque, often consisting of a series of well-built Gothic arches, and give a peculiar character to the scenery; but they are also great impediments to navigation.
Physically the Maoris are true Polynesians, tall, well-built, with straight or slightly curved noses, high foreheads and oval faces.
It is a well-built but uninteresting industrial town, situated on the left bank of the Ergolz stream, and is the' most populous town in the entire canton of Basel, after Basel itself.
The place was modernized about a generation ago by Zia Pasha, the poet, when governor, and is now an unusually well built Turkish town with good bazaar and khans and a fine clock-tower.
The circuit of the town walls, well built of squared blocks of travertine, and 16 ft.
Founded in 1854, it is well-built, provided with boulevards and surrounded by luxuriant gardens.
Betha are all well-built villages with palm-groves and irrigated fields.
The government offices are well-built brick structures.
The present town is well built and is becoming a favourite watering-place on account of its sea-bathing and numerous sanatoria.
It is a well-built and active commercial city, and has a large export trade in coffee and sugar.
It is situated in a marshy plain and is a well-built and prosperous town.