Sentence Examples


  • Why do you take up a handful of dirt?
  • With a handful of men he opposed Sherman's march through the Carolinas, and at Bentonville, N.C., fought and almost won a most gallant and skilful battle against heavy odds.
  • Until only a mere handful of them survived in the northern island of Yezo.
  • He laughed and drank another handful of water.
  • This was to the effect that Orlov was routed, Stakelberg's command much shaken, and at the same time Zarubayev in Liao-Yang, upon whom Oku and Nozu had pressed a last furious attack, reported that he had only a handful of troops still in reserve.