Sentence Examples


  • He clamped the metal spikes to his feet.
  • The stone cliffs that walled the road on the opposite side wept icicles from every crevice, covering the surface in massive clusters of crystal spikes that sparkled in the dazzling sunlight.
  • After the war he engaged in the manufacture of gold and silver ware, and became a pioneer in the production in America of copper plating and copper spikes for ships.
  • In turn fixed to the sleepers by two iron spikes, half-round wooden cross sleepers being employed on embankments and stone blocks 20 in.
  • Flat-bottomed rails are fastened to the sleepers by hookheaded spikes, the heads of which project over the flanges.