Usage examples for Grated

  1. Now it is a fact that as he said these words I experienced a sensation as though a stone had come out of my throat; so readily do our nerves deceive us that I even thought it grated against my teeth as I opened my mouth to give it passage. – Child of Storm by H. Rider Haggard
  2. It " grated harsh thunder" as it turned. – Prisoner for Blasphemy by G. W. [George William] Foote
  3. Of the prosaic character of a modern jail she knew nothing, and when she was placed within a bare cell, and the grated iron door was locked upon her, the horrible desolation of her position seemed as complete and tragic a fate as had ever overtaken the unfortunate in the cruel past. – Without a Home by E. P. Roe
  4. She gave an airy laugh that grated on Nobili's ears. – The Italians by Frances Elliot
  5. At last the boat's keel grated on the pebbles; and just as Jack began to think of jumping on shore, he saw two little old women approaching, and gently driving a white horse before them. – Mopsa the Fairy by Jean Ingelow
  6. Something must have occurred previously to disturb him- the business, perhaps, for which he had waited in London, and, seeking her, the scene he had surprised had grated on fretted nerves. – The Shadow of the East by E. M. Hull
  7. On the following morning, at earliest dawn, the screams and howls of a number of the aborigines grated harshly upon our ears, and we expected and prepared for a fresh attack. – Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1 by Ernest Giles
  8. Elsie knew the sound of the small wheels as they grated upon the iron carrier. – Johnstone of the Border by Harold Bindloss
  9. Put two ounces of butter in a stewpan and set it on a good fire; when melted, sprinkle in it a teaspoonful of flour, same of chopped parsley, a pinch of grated nutmeg, and salt; stir with a wooden spoon five minutes; then add the potatoes, and half a pint of milk or cream; keep stirring ten minutes longer, take from the fire, sprinkle in them half a tablespoonful of sugar, and serve as warm as possible. – Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks by Pierre Blot
  10. Beat up the yolks of two eggs, with a little white wine vinegar and grated nutmeg; and when ready to serve, stir these into the sauce with a small piece of butter. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  11. It was too high in the cell for him to reach it, too low in the prison to command any view, and was securely grated with iron. – Melchior's Dream and Other Tales by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  12. The repast was prolonged until the dawn of morning began to steal faintly in at the grated windows of the prison and the gathering tumult without announced the preparations to conduct them to their execution. – Madame Roland, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  13. The boat grated on the pebbles. – The Kangaroo Marines by R. W. Campbell
  14. The darkness lurking in such places, a darkness which had rendered it so impenetrable at midnight, was relieved to some extent in daylight by means of little grated openings in the wall under the beams, so that her chief difficulty lay in holding up her long dress and sustaining the heavy child at the same time. – The Millionaire Baby by Anna Katharine Green
  15. The bars grated open and the Jelly came into the corridor. – Rebels of the Red Planet by Charles Louis Fontenay
  16. The lock grated as the key turned; the door was opened and closed, and Simon Turchi and his servant disappeared in the dark and solitary street. – The Amulet by Hendrik Conscience
  17. The only thing which grated upon me was the face of the mistress of the house. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  18. " Bring in the prisoner," grated a harsh voice from within the room. – Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore by Pauline Lester
  19. Lord, sir, said the man, as if the sound grated upon him, they are a dreadful people. – The Story of Old Fort Loudon by Charles Egbert Craddock