Sentence Examples


  • He snatched her belt and slung her across his horse's withers before mounting.
  • As the fruit ripens the spathe withers, and the brilliant red berries are exposed.
  • 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.
  • Withers had proposed a disputation against vestments, which the university would not allow; his thesis affirming the excommunicating power of the presbytery was sustained.