46 examples of sun-dry in sentences
Together they fortified themselves strongly with sun-dried brick walls and blockhouses, and, living safely through the winter, were able to reap crops that yielded ample provision for the ensuing year.
" Olsen's sun-dried and wind-carved visage was as hard and rugged and heroic as this desert that had resisted him for years.
Properly equipped it is possible to go safely across that ghastly sink, yet every year it takes its toll of death, and yet men find there sun-dried mummies, of whom no trace or recollection is preserved.
There were others besides Mr. Fanshawe who had walked out of Mr. Harte's demesne to Jimville and wore names that smacked of the soil,"Alkali Bill," "Pike" Wilson, "Three Finger," and "Mono Jim;" fierce, shy, profane, sun-dried derelicts of the windy hills, who each owned, or had owned, a mine and was wishful to own one again.
The flying cinders of burning hay or wood, as they alighted upon the sun-dried shingles of the roof, needed to be swept off as fast as they fell, before they had time to fulfil their errand of mischief.
The choice material for building is brick, mostly unbaked or sun-dried.
Sometimes it was from a coaster, which had found a waterless Bahama cay littered with sun-dried bodies.
Once the valves were turned, the acetylene gas forced out by a pressure of a thousand pounds and united with oxygen as an accelerator would produce a shooting flame that burned metals as if they were sun-dried pulp.
Cosy little hamlets nestle in most of the valleys; the houses built of sun-dried bricks, and much more substantial than those we saw yesterday, &c., where the walls generally were made of matting, probably because of the inundations.
After the Fishing, Gnob and his people, with great store of salmon, sun-dried and smoke-cured, departed for the Hunting on the head reaches of the Tana-naw.
And what of the moose meat and the sun-dried salmon, the man and dog took strength to themselves; and what of the strength they became big and unafraid.
On the roof the spaces between the canes are filled with adobe, sun-dried mud.
It is incredible that for at least five hundred years a wall of sun-dried clay should have been able to defy severe rainstorms.
The streets are narrow and dirty, and the houses, which are never more than two low stories in height, are built of sun-dried bricks, coated with plaster.
It was a shriveled up little chap, with a weazened face that looked like a sun-dried apple.
Add yellow camels, gray horses, striped robes, long rifles, and a searching sun-dried smell.
It is the clay of the potter: which, bake it and paint it as he will, remains clay, separated by artifice, and not by nature, from the commonest brick or sun-dried clod.
While the first pyramids were a-building beside the long green ribbon of the Nile and the star-gazers of Mesopotamia were reading future events from her towers of sun-dried bricks, Dravidian tribes were cultivating the rich mud of the Ganges valley, a slow-changing race.
The rivers were patched and barred with sun-dried pebbles; the logs and loggers were drought-bound somewhere up the Connecticut; and the grass at the side of the track was burned in a hundred places by the sparks from locomotives.
Rogers now began looking around the house, which was built of sun-dried bricks about one by two feet in size, and one end was used as a storehouse.
The material of the houses was sun-dried bricks, two feet long by one foot wide and four to six inches thick.
" Out across the plain he peered, over the sun-dried earth, out into the distances shrouded with purple mists.
The chief buildings are of stone, but all the ordinary dwellings are of sun-dried brick and without chimneys.
The thick walls of sun-dried bricks looked cruel; the massive Venetian casements mocked her.
There was no slime on stone or sun-dried brick.