Usage examples for caliber

  1. That was nothing; for the justice, being a justice, and a strict one, was regarded with considerable awe in the parish by those of Dick's apparent caliber. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  2. " Wardrop," I asked, trying to fix his wavering eyes with mine, " do you own a thirty- two caliber revolver?" – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  3. The large- caliber bullet had left little else than a mess of mangled feathers. – Smoke Bellew by Jack London
  4. A belt carried a huge knife and a number of shells of large caliber; the Winchester he had was exceedingly long and heavy, and of an old pattern. – The Young Forester by Zane Grey
  5. Q. How was it you got a 44 frame for a 38- caliber gun? – The Attempted Assassination of ex-President Theodore Roosevelt by Oliver Remey Henry Cochems Wheeler Bloodgood
  6. Besides, an understanding of your Grace's mold and caliber will last out double the time of a common genius; or to speak with more certainty and truth, it will never be the worse for wear, if you live to the age of Methusaleh. – The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VII (of X)--Continental Europe I by Various
  7. " Listens good to me, fellah," agreed Mapes, sliding a hand up to his shoulder holster and bringing out a squat black automatic pistol of heavy caliber. – Zehru of Xollar by Hal K. Wells
  8. Take a long glass or metal tube of small caliber. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  9. He is just of the very caliber to fool a German! – Winds of the World by Talbot Mundy
  10. Adam Craig was a torment of another caliber. – Kenny by Leona Dalrymple
  11. Granting that her person was so valuable that a man of Monsieur Chatelard's caliber would commit a crime to get possession of it, why should he have abandoned her when there was plainly some chance of safety in the boats? – The Stolen Singer by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
  12. Mine was a thirty- eight caliber. – The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  13. Men of the caliber of Homer Crawford could bring it into the modern age perhaps more quickly than another." – Border, Breed Nor Birth by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  14. I was thinking of a man like Captain Ames - and other men of his caliber. – The Boy Allies with Uncle Sams Cruisers by Ensign Robert L. Drake
  15. It was, in truth, an odd compromise, these critics continued, for an idealist of the President's caliber, on whose every political action the scrutinizing gaze of the world was fixed. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon
  16. In the few games he had played with the Wolves Keeper had made a good showing, but the general impression was that the manager had not considered him quite up to Big League caliber. – Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager by Burt L. Standish
  17. Doubtless the Wind Jammers were batters of no mean caliber, for Wiley had always got together a bunch of sluggers. – Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager by Burt L. Standish
  18. This recognition of his prowess from men of the caliber of his audience made him feel good, and he grinned: " Gee, I'll bet Halloway an' his friends is shore itchin' to get in this," he murmured, firing at a head that was shown for an instant. – Hopalong Cassidy's Rustler Round-Up Bar-20 by Clarence Edward Mulford