Sentence Examples

  • One form of plough still used consists of a crooked bough, with an iron share attached.
  • A bird sits on the next bough, life-everlasting grows under the table, and blackberry vines run round its legs; pine cones, chestnut burs, and strawberry leaves are strewn about.
  • Candidates had further to be fugitives (probably slaves), and as a preliminary had to break off a bough from a specified tree.
  • The bigger the bough, the more fruit is likely to sprout from it.
  • These rites are found all over the world, and in his monumental work, The Golden Bough, Dr Frazer has traced a host of extant beliefs and practices to this source.

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