Sentence Examples


  • The next danger was from the people, who were infuriated by the dearth of corn.
  • English was little spoken or understood amongst the peasant population, and there was a great dearth of Welsh educational works.
  • Other prophets of the same age speak much of dearth and failure of crops, which in Palestine then as now were aggravated by bad government, and were far more serious to a small and isolated community than they could ever have been to the old kingdom.
  • In certain countries (among them England) where there is a dearth of secular priests, Benedictines undertake parochial work.
  • Henry prudently waited until dearth of provisions forced the enemy to divide into two the bands.