Adjectives for Moat | Words to describe Moat


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  • 1. Roy reached over the battlement, and gazed across the black moat, trying to pierce the transparent darkness of the dull soft night. 🔊
  • 2. Then they stood on the edge of the great moat, two hundred feet wide, twenty feet deep and bank full. 🔊
  • 3. Old women of the people, little children of the people, saunter and gambol in the walled court or feed the ducks in the neglected moat. 🔊
  • 4. A broad moat once surrounded the newer hall, but, as in most other instances, the water has long since given way to green turf. 🔊
  • 5. While we have been digressing, the turtles have been dumped into the great moat that surrounds the fort, and, stretched upon the deck, the sable crew are fast asleep. 🔊
  • 6. A horn sounded from within, the gate swung open, a drawbridge fell with a hideous creaking of machinery, and we passed in, twenty or thirty feet above the snow-drifted moat. 🔊
  • 7. They went together to visit it and were all greatly interested in its ancient and foreign appearance; in the dried-up moat, the drawbridges, the massive arched entrance, dark under-ways and dungeons. 🔊
  • 8. At that time, in 1598, this fortress was defended by seven curtains, six towers, bastions and caponieres, all protected by a wide and deep moat, into which poured the rising tide twice with each round of the clock. 🔊
  • 9. These two branches of the river enclose an island a mile and a quarter long by 1,400 yards wide, and on this island, surrounded by a natural moat of swiftly flowing water, was the Dervish dem. 🔊
  • 10. Last of all, close behind him, marched his friend, the Orakzai Pathan, and as they picked their way among the boulders across the mile-wide moat the two contrived to fall a little to the rear. 🔊
  • 11. So the now dried-up moat she next crossed over with comfort, Where, by the side of the road, direct the well-fenced vine-yard, Rose with a steep ascent, its slope exposed to the sunshine. 🔊

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