Sentence Examples


  • The wooden planks on the old porch cracked a smart welcome and the screen door squealed with delight when she opened it.
  • The wooden planks were old and weathered, but felt solid enough.
  • Sofi smiled, blue-silver eyes going to the llama that stuck its face between the wooden planks of the fence.
  • The wood is very white, and, from its soft and even grain, is employed by turners and toy-makers, while, being tough and little liable to split, it is also serviceable for the construction of packing cases, the lining of carts and waggons, and many similar purposes; when thoroughly seasoned it makes good flooring planks, but shrinks much in drying, weighing about 58 lb per cubic foot when green, but only 331 lb when dry.
  • It may be supposed that originally the public roads, when worn by the cartage of the coal, were repaired by laying planks of timber at the bottom of the ruts, and that then the planks were laid on the surface of special roads or ways' formed between the collieries and the river.

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