Sentence Examples


  • There are several forms of worker in these species, some with enormous heads, which remain in the underground nests, while their smaller comrades scour the country in search of suitable trees, which they ascend, biting off small circular pieces from the leaves, and carrying them off to the nests.
  • The natural scour thus created has given a depth of 26 ft.
  • And oh, the housekeeping! to keep bright the devil's door-knobs, and scour his tubs this bright day!
  • He brought his own knife, though I had two, and we used to scour them by thrusting them into the earth.
  • Half the regiments form bands and scour the countryside and put everything to fire and sword.

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