Sentence Examples


  • The bows differ altogether with each group, but the same two kinds of arrows are in general use: (1) long and ordinary for fishing and other purposes; (2) short with a detachable head fastened to the shaft by a thong, which quickly brings pigs up short when shot in the thick jungle.
  • Their favourite drink is thong, distilled from rice or barley and millet, and Marwa, beer made from fermented millet.
  • The Eskimo lifted his weighted boat with sheer-legs made of two paddles; he also had a tackle without sheaves, formed by reaving a greased thong through slits cut in the hide of a walrus.
  • - Stone Relief, with figure of a penitent (Caca-quixtiani) passing through his tonguea thong studded with thorns.
  • They had striking, slashing and piercing weapons held in the hand, fastened to a shaft or thong, hurled from the hand, from a sling, from an atlatl or throwing-stick, or shot from a bow.

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