Sentence Examples

  • The roof was highpitched and covered with straw, hay, reeds or tiles.
  • The nest is formed among reeds, placed on the ground and lined with grass.
  • Its marshy banks are overgrown with reeds and inhabited by numerous waterfowl.
  • The last-named species spends most of its time in water, where it may be observed not infrequently among the reeds with all but its head and horns submerged.
  • The swampy regions of the Nile and of the Eastern province are characterized by an extravagant growth of papyrus and other rushes, of reeds and coarse grass.