Usage examples for slush

  1. Here in June may be seen that incredible thing, the wild strawberry blossoming bravely above the slush- snow that still hides the plant below, and the bitter- root putting forth buds in the lee of a snow bank. – Fly Fishing in Wonderland by Klahowya
  2. Temper- her own way- deaf- would walk in all the rain and slush. – The Chief Legatee by Anna Katharine Green
  3. She was not even in slush! – The La Chance Mine Mystery by Susan Carleton Jones
  4. By the following day, the whole valley was impassable because of slush and water, and the patches of earth appearing through the snowy blanket grew larger almost hourly. – Seven Icelandic Short Stories by Various
  5. All of us, officers and men, were covered with slush and mud from head to foot, and dripping wet. – With Kelly to Chitral by William George Laurence Beynon
  6. The clear air, the delicate purity of the Alpine tints are but recollections, and have given way to fog, mist, slush, and smoke- laden atmosphere. – Above the Snow Line by Clinton Thomas Dent
  7. In Wisconsin you are likely to find snow in April- snow or slush. – Half Portions by Edna Ferber
  8. Our songs grew rarer, and there was at last no noise but the slush of all those feet beating the muddy road, and the occasional clank of metal as a scabbard touched some other steel, or a slung carbine struck the hilt of a bayonet. – Hills and the Sea by H. Belloc
  9. So it came in the chill dawn of a perfect spring morning, in which only the melting snow had reason to weep, he was moving abroad in heavy boots wading through the slush which would soon be past. – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  10. It wus rainin' an our folks wus goin' through de mud an' slush. – Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration
  11. The men, working day and night, scorching in the flames, yet freezing kneedeep in the icy slush of the trenches and perpetually under fire of the hostile batteries, became daily more and more exhausted, notwithstanding their determination to hold the place. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  12. I'm the lucky one who isn't going to have to wade through the slush any more. – The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster
  13. Mud and slush abounded, and I heard the German soldiers complain one to another that it was ten hours since they had tasted any food. – "The Pomp of Yesterday" by Joseph Hocking