Sentence Examples


  • It was in a decayed condition.
  • But as Tyre decayed in power the colonies turned more and more to Carthage as their natural parent and protector.
  • 2, 4) attributed to this war the decayed state of several cities.
  • The almshouse established in 1592 by Sir John Hawkins for decayed seamen and shipwrights is still extant, the building having been re-erected in the 19th century; but the fund called the Chatham Chest, originated by Hawkins and Drake in 1588, was incorporated with Greenwich Hospital in 1802.
  • The cat cemetery on the west side of the town consisted of numbers of large brick chambers, crammed with burnt and decayed mummies, many of which had been enclosed in cat-shaped cases of wood and bronze.