Sentence Examples


  • And forge me first, twelve rods for its shank; then wind, and twist, and hammer these twelve together like the yarns and strands of a tow-line.
  • At last the shank, in one complete rod, received its final heat; and as Perth, to temper it, plunged it all hissing into the cask of water near by, the scalding steam shot up into Ahab's bent face.
  • Fashioned at last into an arrowy shape, and welded by Perth to the shank, the steel soon pointed the end of the iron; and as the blacksmith was about giving the barbs their final heat, prior to tempering them, he cried to Ahab to place the water-cask near.
  • Food Matching Note: Drink with full flavored dishes such as slow braised lamb shank, roasted wild boar or duck.
  • I could n't resist the " Seven hours braised lamb shank " which was very good indeed.

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