Sentence Examples


  • The crowns are broad, somewhat awl-shaped, and of nearly equal size.
  • His weapons, tools and other appliances such as the hammer, hatchet, spear, knife, awl, thread, net, canoe, &c., are the evident rudimentary analogues of what still remains in use among Europeans.
  • The leaves of this species are awl-shaped, short and rigid, with pointed apex; closely adpressed, they completely cover the branchlets.
  • Luteus, 2 ft., has awl-shaped leaves and dense spikes of fragrant yellow flowers; A.
  • 32); subulate or slightly broadened at the base and drawn out into a point like an awl, as in Butomus umbellatus; or clavate, that is, narrow below and broad above, as in Thalictrum.