Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: trodden
IPA transcription: [tɹ'ɑdən]
Usage examples
  • It is best kept in bins in a granary, well trodden down.
  • Mr. Balderby winced as if some one had trodden upon one of his corns.
  • So he took off his shoes, which were shoes though he had trodden them down into slippers.
  • With this confidence he cleared out from among the acacias, and took the path just trodden by Calhoun.
  • He might have traced them right up to it, but for the hundreds of horse tracks that had trodden the ground like a sheep-pen.
  • The pitiless August sun burned on and the dust that had been trodden up by the scores of thousands hung in clouds low, but almost motionless.
  • They were both more accomplished and better read than I was; but with eagerness I followed in the path of knowledge they had trodden before me.
  • It may be artificial: some old "war-trail" of the Comanches, erst trodden by their expeditionary parties on the maraud to Tamaulipas, Coahuila, or New Leon.
  • Tracks.--When the neighbourhood of a drinking-place is trodden down with tracks, "describe a circle a little distance From it, to ascertain if it be much frequented.
  • But at the last stroke of the bell the horse set off at full gallop through the streets of Rome, and by daylight men counted over two hundred corpses that it had trodden down.