Usage examples for caliber

  1. 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
  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. 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
  4. It will be an improvement on the first, the ships being of the heavy, single caliber all big gun type. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  5. 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
  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. 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
  8. When, on my return to New York, I found myself attacked by a man of this caliber I decided that the public, without any counter- defamation on my part, would read him aright and see through the unscrupulous and dishonest campaign. – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  9. Mine was a thirty- eight caliber – The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Take a long glass or metal tube of small caliber – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  13. He is just of the very caliber to fool a German! – Winds of the World by Talbot Mundy
  14. 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
  15. " 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
  16. Adam Craig was a torment of another caliber – Kenny by Leona Dalrymple
  17. 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
  18. The large- caliber bullet had left little else than a mess of mangled feathers. – Smoke Bellew by Jack London
  19. 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
  20. 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