Sentence Examples


  • He'd forgotten the scraggy thing while Cynthia was away.
  • In the latter form old trees, the summer pruning of which has been neglected, are apt to acquire an undue projection from the wall and become scraggy, to avoid which a portion of the old spurs should be cut out annually.
  • In a few hollows which are reached by moisture the trees of the desert find support, the algarrobo (Prosopis horrida), a low tree of very scraggy growth, the vichaya (Capparis crotonoides), and the zapote del perro (Colicodendrum scabridum), mere shrubs.
  • Whence came they? how planted upon this once scraggy scoria of a country?
  • She forgot all fear of her father, went up to him, took his hand, and drawing him down put her arm round his thin, scraggy neck.

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