Sentence Examples

  • A few more stragglers, rumors of a new East-West War, Mike summarized with a shrug.
  • With the stragglers who remained, he held a stronghold against the Romans by dint of his native cunning, and finally, when the place was taken, persuaded forty men, who shared his hiding-place, to kill one another in turn rather than commit suicide.
  • "I'm not bringing in any stragglers," Xander replied.
  • Three wagons had been raided and robbed by stragglers from Davout's corps.
  • The Pine-grosbeak (Pinicola enucleator) inhabits the coniferzone of both the Old and the New Worlds, seeking, in Europe and probably elsewhere, a lower latitude as winter approaches - often journeying in large flocks; stragglers have occasionally reached the British Islands (Yarrell, Br.

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