Sentence Examples

  • I picked up a stone and attempted to skim it across the water.
  • The coulter (either knife or disk) and sometimes a skim-coulter (or jointer) are attached adjustably to the beam, so as to act in the front of the share.
  • Ducks and geese frequent it in the spring and fall, the white-bellied swallows (Hirundo bicolor) skim over it, and the peetweets (Totanus macularius) "teeter" along its stony shores all summer.
  • When a sufficient number are not available for a two hours' defecation, it is the practice in some factories to skim off the scums that rise to the top, and then boil up the juice for a few minutes and skim again, and, after repeating the operation once or twice, to run off the juice to separators or subsiders of any of the kinds previously described.
  • She didn't move away or object when he allowed his palms to skim her curves, tracing down her sides to her hips then around to her tight bottom.