Sentence Examples


  • The bamboo family are elegant arborescent grasses.
  • They employ the bamboo for making drums and flutes.
  • A species of bamboo is very plentiful in the river valleys and in marshy situations.
  • There is also the universal bamboo, and in the north-western tracts the equally useful rattan.
  • When of one cable, called the taravita, the passenger and his luggage are drawn across in a rude kind of basket suspended from it; but when two or more cables are used, transverse sticks of bamboo and reeds are laid upon them, forming a rude prototype of the regular suspension bridge.