Sentence Examples


  • The stones were laid without mortar, and many of them are still in situ.
  • In preparing the rice for use it is pounded in a wooden mortar to remove the husk, this work being almost always done by the women.
  • The potting must be done very firmly, using turfy loam with which a little mortar rubble has been mixed.
  • Sometimes their homes are mere huts of turf, or of clay tiles, with mortar made from lime and clay or cow-dung.
  • The public buildings are mostly constructed of broken stone and mortar, plastered outside and covered with red tiles, but the common dwellings are generally constructed of tapiarough trellis-work walls filled in with mud.