Sentence Examples

  • At the coronation of Ferdinand II., when he officiated as grand-standardbearer, he received the order of the Golden Fleece and fresh donations.
  • The fashionable fleece is down to the ground, hairy and strong, and of uniform quality throughout.
  • It bears most resemblance to the Scotch Black-face, but carries a finer, heavier fleece, and is larger in head.
  • The colour of the fleece is white, with a few darkish spots here and there; the faces and legs are dark in the lambs, gradually becoming white or light grey in a few years.
  • The Dorset and Somerset Horn is an old west-country breed of sheep. The fleece is fine in quality, of close texture, and the wool is intermediate between long and short, whilst the head carries a forelock.

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