Sentence Examples


  • The possibility of escape was nil so secure was our twelve foot square cell.
  • High, large remains of a circular cyclopean tower, called Dun-Aengus, ascribed to the Fir-bolg or Belgae; or, individually, to the first of three brothers, Aengus, Conchobar and Nil, who reached Aran Islands from Scotland in the 1st century A.D.
  • A great ascetic, St Nil was the founder of several monasteries.
  • The walls were colour-washed a soft shade of eau de nil and pretty cretonne curtains hung at the windows.
  • For fight fans, the final score: dope fiends, nil; beardy geezers, four.

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