Sentence Examples


  • CAT,' properly the name of the well-known domesticated feline animal usually termed by naturalists Felis domestics, but in a wider sense employed to denote all the more typical members of the family Felidae.
  • His mission was very successful, and soon after his return he was made count of the domestics and received in marriage Serena, the emperor's niece and adopted daughter.
  • Those employed in workshops, whose overseers were themselves most commonly of servile status, had probably a harder lot than domestics; and the agricultural labourers were not unfrequently chained, and treated much in the same way as beasts of burden.
  • The displeasure of the master sometimes dismissed his domestics to the more oppressive labours of the mill or the mine.
  • The government has aided immigrant farmers and farm labourers having a certain sum of money, also female domestics, by paying part of their passage money.

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