Sentence Examples


  • The excavation was wider here and Dean could see signs of some earlier passage in the mud at the edge.
  • His latest excavation work was at Aegina.
  • 25), is to be seen at the south-west corner of the city; it is an enormous excavation in the rock with drains in its sides, at the bottom of which there is now a flourishing orange garden.
  • On the east and west the ravines already mentioned afforded, in the main, a sufficient protection, so that a massive wall was unnecessary, while near the south-eastern angle a breastwork was formed by the excavation of the natural rock, 2 which in later times was honeycombed with tombs.
  • Seizing his sharp boat-spade, he commenced an excavation in the body, a little behind the side fin.

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