Sentence Examples

  • Up to this juncture the question had been in the hands of Grattan and other Protestants, and of a small knot of Catholic nobles and prelates; but their efforts had not accomplished much, and they aimed only at a kind of compromise, which, while conceding their principal claims, would have placed their church in subjection to the state.
  • Starting from the confused grouping on the southern frontier of the two great chains and some transverse ranges, they run nearly north by east to the Colombian frontier where another " knot " or junction occurs.
  • The central chain is connected with the Eastern Andes by the transverse mountain-knot of Vilcanota, the peak of that name being 17,651 ft.
  • Effected by the pulley drawing in or letting out a part of the band or rope which has been roughened or in which a knot has been tied.
  • The Parsi woman dresses her hair in the old Greek fashion with a knot behind.

How would you define knot? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus