Sentence Examples


  • The parapet on top was some 3 ft.
  • "Clear that away!" was all that was said of them, and they were thrown over the parapet and removed later on that they might not stink.
  • The Nabataean type starts from the simple pylon-tomb with a door set in a tower crowned by a parapet ornament, in imitation of the front of a dwelling-house; then, after passing through various stages, the full Nabataean type is reached, retaining all the native features and at the same time exhibiting characteristics which are partly Egyptian and partly Greek.
  • On a parapet at the rear of each chamber a single slender Ionic column between two antae supported an Ionic entablature.
  • On the lath of December, when the Swedish approaches had come within 280 paces of the fortress of Fredriksten, which the Swedes were closely besieging, Charles looked over the parapet of the foremost trench, and was shot through the head by a bullet from the fortress.