Sentence Examples


  • Alexandria is served by the Baltimore & Ohio, the Chesapeake & Ohio, the Southern and the Washington Southern railways; by the Washington, Alexandria & Mount Vernon electric railway; and by several lines of river and coasting steamboats.
  • The pterodactyl dropped and caught itself, coasting in the sea breeze.
  • He beat the air mercilessly with his wings, rising high above the city and coasting on cold wind currents until he reached the ocean.
  • As a youth he fled from home to escape a clerical education, but afterwards joined his father in the coasting trade.
  • Fifty-four vessels with 84,844 tons and crews numbering 1168 persons were sea-going; 134 with 6587 tons were coasting-vessels, and 246 with 353 tons were fishing vessels.