Sentence Examples

  • The shepherds are rustics of the Colin Clout type, and discuss the follies and corruptions around them.
  • Except in the boreal areas the breech-clout was nearly universal with men, and the cincture or short petticoat with women.
  • Traditional wisdom says that political clout flows to those with money.
  • When a new-hatched savage running wild about his native woodlands in a grass clout, followed by the nibbling goats, as if he were a green sapling; even then, in Queequeg's ambitious soul, lurked a strong desire to see something more of Christendom than a specimen whaler or two.
  • By the lord, Flask, I had no sooner said that, than he turned round his stern to me, bent over, and dragging up a lot of seaweed he had for a clout--what do you think, I saw?--why thunder alive, man, his stern was stuck full of marlinspikes, with the points out.

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