Usage examples for wooden

  1. Bright moved towards it, but at that moment there was the sound of flying footsteps on the wooden stairs outside, and the door was flung open. – The Devil's Paw by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. As they were crossing the wooden bridge, he casually asked Tam what she knew about the Sword. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  3. The wooden house arrived at last, and the Governor waited on Napoleon to consult with him how and where it should be erected. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  4. " Ye had better come," said Mackay, looking very wooden. – The Mistress of Bonaventure by Harold Bindloss
  5. He knelt and turned himself toward the cave and prayed, and as he so knelt and prayed the man Joseph rolled open the heavy wooden door. – The Little Hunchback Zia by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  6. Do you think a wooden man can do that? – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  7. It's really a wooden club shot, and when you took your iron I knew you were afraid of it. – Fore! by Charles Emmett Van Loan
  8. " I noticed a very pretty wooden house on one of the islands we passed this morning," Andrew said. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  9. There were two or three small tables, as many chairs, and one big wooden bench. – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable
  10. Not so much as a wooden desk showed above the surface as far as any one could see from shore. – Lords of the Stratosphere by Arthur J. Burks
  11. It was a long, low, wooden building, running north and south, and placed a little way back from the street. – Toronto of Old by Henry Scadding
  12. Children and servants slept on low wooden bedsteads. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  13. So intense was the glare of the high March sun on the crust that his wooden goggles alone saved him from snow- blindness. – The Whelps of the Wolf by George Marsh
  14. " I can't eat a wooden egg," protested Teddy. – The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Mississippi-or-Afloat-with-the-Big-Show-on-the-Big-River by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  15. Woodah Island, " it having some resemblance to the whaddie, or woodah, a wooden sword used by the natives of Port Jackson." – The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders by Ernest Scott
  16. A wooden hut with several rooms had been prepared for our reception, but no food! – Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life by Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
  17. Arriving at a wooden fence, I opened a gate in it, and found myself on a bit of waste ground. – The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins
  18. A great brown hand came up behind them and in a moment they found themselves in a wooden measure with many more of their friends. – Buttercup Gold and Other Stories by Ellen Robena Field
  19. Hans stooped and took from his right foot the wooden shoe and placed it in front of the sleeping child, so that the Christ- child would not pass him by. – A Child's Story Garden by Compiled by Elizabeth Heber