Sentence Examples


  • The absence of good bark, dugout timber, and chisels of stone deprived the whole Mississippi valley of creditable water-craft, and reduced the natives to the clumsy trough for a dugout and miserable bull-boat, made by stretching dressed buffalo hide over a crate.
  • On the Atlantic coast of the United States the dugout was improved in form where the waters were more disturbed.
  • Along the archipelagoes of the North Pacific coast, from Mount St Elias to the Columbia river, the dugout attained its best.
  • The tribes of Venezuela and Guiana, according to Im Thurn, had both the dugout and the built-up hull.
  • In the evening he came back to his dugout in a state such as Rostov had never yet seen him in.

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