Sentence Examples


  • He wore a flat gray cloth cap, a dingy wool-colored greatcoat, and cowhide boots.
  • In yonder city's dingy alleys the sun shines not, and the air is foul.
  • Owing to the use of paper among the threads of the embroidery and sizing in the preparation of the stuff forming the ground, every operation of folding used to cause perceptible injury to a piece, so that after a few years it acquired a crumpled and dingy appearance.
  • A widespread disease known as pocket-plums or bladderplums is due to an ascomycetous fungus, Exoascus pruni, the mycelium of which lives parasitically in the tissues of the host plant, passes into the ovary of the flower and causes the characteristic malformation of the fruit which becomes a deformed, sometimes curved or flattened, wrinkled dry structure, with a hollow occupying the place of the stone; the bladder plums are yellow at first, subsequently dingy red.
  • The Indian wolf has a dingy reddish-white fur, some of the hairs being tipped with black.
 

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