Definitions of Wedging

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Usage examples for Wedging

  1. With a crash I had turned it on its side, wedging it against the door, its legs against the stairs. – The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. True, many of the jobs were trivial and did not need much time to attend to them, but in the aggregate they presented quite a formidable appearance; and lastly, and most formidable of all, there remained the launching ways to finish, the cradle to build, and the wedging up to be done. – Turned Adrift by Harry Collingwood
  3. The men were occupied wedging them up, and greasing them on the 6th, and finished all but that of Lewis, the repair of which threw it late in the day on the 7th, before we proceeded on our journey. – Expedition into Central Australia by Charles Sturt
  4. Innumerable ducks flew overhead, and the nights were at times almost sleepless with the clanging of wild geese, wedging their way to the nesting grounds in the north. – Neighbours by Robert Stead
  5. Before proceeding to the boxes, I repacked the cloth into the cask, and added more, placing it piece by piece, with sufficient care, and afterwards wedging it in as tightly as my strength would permit. – The Boy Tar by Mayne Reid