Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: walled
IPA transcription: [w'ɔld]
Usage examples
  • Jerusalem is to this day a walled city.
  • I determined to wall it up in the cellar--as the monks of the middle ages are recorded to have walled up their victims.
  • The creek, walled in on all sides by precipices higher than its width, was minute by minute becoming more overshadowed by evening.
  • This is a biological station--of a sort." His eye rested on the men in white who were busily hauling the puma, on rollers, towards the walled yard.
  • Walled in by houses; overrun by grass and weeds, the growth of vegetation's death, not life; choked up with too much burying; fat with repleted appetite.
  • At first he was swept through the air, but then he was gently lowered and deposited within a large walled garden, upon a soft bed of lettuces and other herbs.
  • Well, the old ones died or swam away or were walled up, and new ones filled their places, and the colony thrived for a long time, and had accumulated quite a stock of lime.
  • But that great vault below it, with its memories, was set in order, and then safely walled up, and after that nothing was more ever heard of Blackbeard and his lost Mohunes.
  • And outside before the palace a great garden was walled round, filled full of stately fruit trees, with olives and sweet figs, and pomegranates, pears, and apples, which bore the whole year round.
  • With respect to their towns, later on, at an era of increased facilities of navigation and a greater supply of capital, we find the shores becoming the site of walled towns, and the isthmuses being occupied for the purposes of commerce and defence against a neighbour.