Sentence Examples


  • She leaned down; peering through the soot smudged glass on the stove door.
  • Soot forms a good top-dressing; it consists principally of charcoal, but contains ammonia and a smaller proportion of phosphates and potash, whence its value as a manure is derived.
  • Slugs are often destructive to the young shoots, but may be checked by a few sprinklings of soot or lime.
  • Katie was kneeling beside the stove, her soot smudged forehead wrinkled in a frown as she lit another match.
  • If the soil is of fair quality the less manure used upon it the better, unless it be soot or lime.