Sentence Examples

  • This quality is nowhere better exemplified than in his letters to Gaspar Baertz (Barzaeus), the Flemish Jesuit whom he sent to Hormuz, or in his suggestions for the establishment of a Portuguese staple in Japan.
  • The staple crop of the province in both Upper and Lower Burma is rice.
  • There are few survivals of ancient°domestic architecture in London, but the gabled and timbered front of Staple Inn, Holborn (q.v.) is a picturesque fragment.
  • Maize is the staple food of the Kaffirs.
  • This is universally grown by the natives and forms their staple food; it is also grown by the Indians, and by the white farmers for export.

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