Sentence Examples


  • He then glanced up at the wall where the nearly illegible chalk marking clearly pointed, not in the direction of the stones, but in the opposite direction!
  • The inscription was partly illegible.
  • [Illegible: possibly joins on to 3] ....
  • A text may become illegible through damp or constant thumbing; portions of it may be torn away; if it is in book form, leaves or whole quires may be detached and either lost or misplaced.
  • Eliseg was father of Brochmael, prince of Powys, and his grandson, Concen or Congen, appears to have erected the pillar, which is now broken, with an illegible inscription; the modern inscription dates only from 1779.

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