Sentence Examples


  • It likes fibrous peat in fissures of the rocks.
  • It should be mixed with six or eight times its weight of loam or ashes, charred peat, charcoal-dust or some earthy matter, before it is applied to the soil, as from its causticity it is otherwise not unlikely to kill or injure the plants to which it is administered.
  • Of raw peat were consumed, the difference being occasioned by the squeezing out of the water.
  • Ironstone, peat and lime are found in the vicinity.
  • Coal has not been found, but peat may be exploited under favourable economic conditions.