Sentence Examples


  • She wore an ivory A-line dress with shoes to match.
  • Ivory, rubber and copal are the chief exports.
  • Any roughness was levelled by polishing with ivory or a smooth shell.
  • About the same time (in 1684) an English ship put into Port Natal (as the bay cthrie to be known) and purchased ivory from the natives, who, however, refused to deal in slaves.
  • Plastic objects, carved in stone or ivory, cast or beaten in metals (gold, silver, copper and bronze), or modelled in clay, faience, paste, &c. Very little trace has yet been found of large free sculpture, but many examples exist of sculptors' smaller work.