Sentence Examples


  • They were not assailed by a great religious movement, but destroyed piecemeal by the revolt of tribes and districts.
  • Accurate statistics with regard to the area occupied in different forms of cultivation are difficult to obtain, both on account of their varied and piecemeal character and from the lack of a complete cadastral survey.
  • There was a piecemeal taking back of what had been given.
  • I amused myself one winter day with sliding this piecemeal across the pond, nearly half a mile, skating behind with one end of a log fifteen feet long on my shoulder, and the other on the ice; or I tied several logs together with a birch withe, and then, with a longer birch or alder which had a hook at the end, dragged them across.
  • Washed piecemeal away into the ocean.

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