Sentence Examples


  • He snatched her belt and slung her across his horse's withers before mounting.
  • The general shape of the animal is ungainly, owing to a huge hump on the withers, at which point the height is about 3 ft.
  • Its immediate occasion was the disputation at Heidelberg (1568) for the doctorate of theology by George Wither or Withers, an English Puritan (subsequently archdeacon of Colchester), silenced (1565) at Bury St Edmunds by Archbishop Parker.
  • The gaur, which extends into Burma and the Malay Peninsula, where it is known as seladang, is the typical representative of an Indo-Malay group of wild cattle characterized by the presence of a ridge on the withers, the compressed horns, and the white legs.
  • As the fruit ripens the spathe withers, and the brilliant red berries are exposed.