Usage examples for Placing

  1. These are usually of brass, and are stamped up out of solid or sheet brass by placing it between dies, and allowing a heavy weight to drop upon the upper die from a height of from five to fifteen feet. – On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures by Charles Babbage
  2. Placing even English taxes side by side with India's, we shall find instruction. – India’s Problem Krishna or Christ by John P. Jones
  3. We all remained silent for some time, True lying down by my side, and placing his head upon my arm. – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
  4. Presently she turned to him, placing both hands on his knee. – Lost Farm Camp by Harry Herbert Knibbs
  5. Then they made a litter, and placing you on it, bore you without rest twenty leagues into the mountains, till they reached this secret hiding place, and here you have lain three days and nights. – Montezuma's Daughter by H. Rider Haggard