Definitions of Railed

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Usage examples for Railed

  1. Marriage, in short, is incessantly railed at in such a lively, satirical manner as to delight nine- tenths of the audience. – Paris As It Was and As It Is by Francis W. Blagdon
  2. She constantly railed against a medical husband; declared that Doctor Plausible was never at home, and it was impossible to say at what hour they might dine. – Newton Forster by Frederick Marryat
  3. I railed at his friends. – Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, Vol. I (of 2) by John Lloyd Stephens
  4. Two windows at the end faced on the street, with a patch of railed- in lawn beneath them. – Sight Unseen by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  5. But once clear of customs officials and other formalities they packed themselves into cabs, and in a few moments were outside the railed- off space, turning into a road lined on either side with people- all peering into the long procession of cabs, in the hope of finding their own returning dear ones. – Back To Billabong by Mary Grant Bruce
  6. The tellers at the bank are good for fifteen minutes or so after DeLancey has bought his cigar; he strolls in and gossips with them until his father begins to snort ominously in his little railed- off pen marked " President." – Homeburg Memories by George Helgesen Fitch
  7. " We figured-" I railed at them for a couple of minutes, but it was mostly unfair. – Attrition by Jim Wannamaker
  8. Over the porch was a second railed- in veranda. – Dave Dashaway and his Hydroplane by Roy Rockwood
  9. In 1707 it was first railed in. – Addresses & Papers / Collectanea by Peter Eade
  10. The house was built behind a high stone wall broken only by a railed doorway. – Dross by Henry Seton Merriman
  11. The cries of women might everywhere be heard; their husbands consoled them, or railed at them with remonstrances. – Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert
  12. Even to foreign ministers he railed at his rival and complained of his master. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 5 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  13. Few houses exceed the height of one story, and none but the great shops have either windows or openings in the wall in front, but most of them have a sort of terrace, with a railed balcony or parapet wall in front, on which are placed pots of flowers, or shrubs, or stunted trees. – Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton by John Barrow
  14. He saw the long white three- story hotel close by with its green blinds, extensive veranda, and blue- railed balustrade, the row of stores and law- offices, forming three sides of a square of which the car- shed, depot, and railway made the fourth. – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  15. The deep gloom brooding in the hollows of the roofs multiplied, as it were, the forest of pillars, and infinitely increased the number of the delicate ribs, railed galleries, and transparent shutters. – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola
  16. But with one example of the president's obstinacy fresh in mind, he yielded and climbed obediently to the railed platform. – Empire Builders by Francis Lynde
  17. We have, so far, only a list of sixteen, but as the Prince said that two or three more might come at the last moment we have railed off space enough for ten hammocks on each side. – When London Burned by G. A. Henty
  18. He railed at the Prince of Orange, not believing that Keeremans would have dared to do what he had done but with the orders of his master. – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I. by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  19. " I see ye take good care to steal all my horses, so that I shall not be able to ride to Brunswick and report ye to the commander," he railed, just as the last armful of hams and sides of bacon was thrown into the coach. – Janice Meredith by Paul Leicester Ford
  20. How sorely did he atone that Lady Kriemhild railed at comely Brunhild. – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown