Usage examples for piled

  1. The landau was being piled with odds and ends while the last bits of business were being got through. – A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil by T. R. Swinburne
  2. Then, 'fore you could say Joe, they piled into one o' the cars an' sailed up the hill. – Anderson Crow, Detective by George Barr McCutcheon
  3. It was terribly still and empty- this piled wilderness. – The Lookout Man by B. M. Bower
  4. Going a little farther, we came to five negro huts or houses, built after a different manner from any we had seen yet; and at the door of one of them lay seven elephants' teeth, piled up against the wall or side of the hut, as if they had been provided against a market. – The Life, Adventures & Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton by Daniel Defoe
  5. This ladder he not only lowered down from the wall to a position in front of the cavern's opening, securing its end with more than ordinary caution among the rocks he piled upon it, but also he had tested the length, and every rung, by extending his platform across from the ledge and climbing from the sea to the terrace. – As It Was in the Beginning by Philip Verrill Mighels
  6. I am certain that rocks and foliage were piled up all around us. – The Portland Sketch Book by Various
  7. It piled up over Wahb's den, shutting out the cold of the winter, shutting out itself: and Wahb slept and slept. – The Biography of a Grizzly by Ernest Thompson Seton
  8. There his baggage would be piled on the roof of a car, which was drawn by horses to the foot of an inclined plane on the bank of the Schuylkill. – A Brief History of the United States by John Bach McMaster
  9. When the children and a few other people who had begged to be allowed to come entered the hall they found the ship lighted and with its deck piled high with wooden boxes and parcels of good size. – Ethel Morton's Holidays by Mabell S. C. Smith
  10. They piled up against it outside, covered the steps, and then the door, and then the windows, and then the roof, and at last buried it completely out of sight under the soft, white mass. – The Children's Book of Christmas Stories by Various
  11. In a moment a half dozen dogs were piled up in a fight. – The Peace of Roaring River by George van Schaick
  12. Now when the soldiers from the guards came to the market- place, they saw some of the soldiers coming back from their quarters with their baggage, so they piled their arms and went off for theirs. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag
  13. Tom came in, his arms piled high with wood. – Abe Lincoln Gets His Chance by Frances Cavanah
  14. He was practically hidden behind a mass of papers, bound reports, and such, piled up all over the desk top. – Dave Dawson at Casablanca by Robert Sydney Bowen
  15. All these things had to be removed, one by one, and either piled to one side or burnt. – The Blazed Trail by Stewart Edward White
  16. At one place they were piled high. – A Matter of Importance by William Fitzgerald Jenkins