Sentence Examples


  • The shutters were all closed, except at one window which was open.
  • The weir is raised again by pulling up the shutters to a horizontal position by their bottom chains from a special boat, or from a foot-bridge on movable frames, together with their trestles and the props which are replaced in their shoes.
  • The gates of most of the houses were locked and the shutters up.
  • The magnet is protected from draughts by the box A, which is closed at the sides by two shutters when an observation is being taken.
  • Its general aspect is gloomy; it possesses few streets of any pretensions, though those in the old part, which are mostly narrow, present, with their grey slate roofs and green shutters, a picturesque appearance.