Sentence Examples


  • These grains the puddler welds together by means of his rabble FIG.
  • "This rabble must be chased with whips, not smitten with swords," they cried.
  • They who were looked upon as servants to the king being then called ` Cavaliers,' and the other of the rabble contemned and despised under the name of ` Roundheads.'" Baxter ascribes the origin of the term to a remark made by Queen Henrietta Maria at the trial of Strafford; referring to Pym, she asked who the roundheaded man was.
  • The word "herd" is also applied in a disparaging sense to a company of people, a mob or rabble, as "the vulgar herd."
  • The project was known to the Porte, and the rabble, previously armed and instructed, were at once turned loose in the streets.