Skeleton in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Skeleton

(archaic) to reduce to a skeleton; to skin; to skeletonize | (archaic) to minimize | (sports, uncountable) A type of tobogganing in which competitors lie face down, and descend head first (compare luge).

Short Example Sentences for Skeleton

  • 1. Does the picture reveal any skeleton condition? 🔊
  • 2. Gradually the rubbish filled the skeleton framework. 🔊
  • 3. A second skeleton hung beside the first! 🔊
  • 4. The Skeleton in Armor. 🔊
  • 5. Yet, I am told, the skeleton is not larger. 🔊
  • 6. I dreamed of skeleton hands that reached out from the clothes closet for me. 🔊
  • 7. In the upper vault there was a single skeleton very much decayed. 🔊
  • 8. The next step is to place upon this wing skeleton its linen covering. 🔊
  • 9. A threadbare ragged linen gown covered her poor skeleton figure. 🔊
  • 10. And the third was a blubber-lipped, weazen-faced skeleton of a negro. 🔊
  • 11. See Longfellow, 'The Skeleton in Armor,' note on I. 19. 🔊
  • 12. Oh, I wonder if I can, or will the skeleton still be my constant companion? 🔊
  • 13. I'll have to see if I can find one who can make skeleton keys. 🔊
  • 14. A Skeleton and a Shrine V. Squirrel in a Trap VI. 🔊

How to use Skeleton in Sentences?

  • 1. Within the coffin was found a human skeleton in a state of perfect preservation. 🔊
  • 2. But who is without their drawback, their scourge, their skeleton behind the curtain? 🔊
  • 3. There his skeleton was found; but too late for his poor mother to know that his fame was cleared. 🔊
  • 4. It suggested to her imagination a giant, mouldering skeleton of some dreadfully evil creature. 🔊
  • 5. Think of them, with this skeleton behind the door of their hearts, fearful at every moment! 🔊
  • 6. When these have been fastened in place the skeleton is completed and the work of the carpenters is over for a little while. 🔊
  • 7. He casts a shadow over the skeleton fish and stuffed crocodiles and other monstrous animals hanging from the ceiling. 🔊
  • 8. The large one perhaps contained the skeleton of a leader, surrounded by a few of his intimate followers. 🔊
  • 9. Or it is the bare skeleton which is to be clothed upon by the softer and fuller outlines of the social tissues and the ethical organs. 🔊
  • 10. The cab turned from it and crossed a wide avenue over which the skeleton structure of the elevated straddled like a vast centipede. 🔊
  • 11. An 80-gallon cylinder is easily mounted by its trunnions on a suitable iron framework which is superimposed on a skeleton truck. 🔊
  • 12. He will also please to notice, that the skeleton of the gorilla in the museum has the left arm broken by some dreadful accident. 🔊
  • 13. He had lifted the cloth and discovered a skeleton of gold with teeth of diamonds, and eyes of some unknown dim precious stones. 🔊
  • 14. The skeleton was in its usual place, but the arms were gone, cut off at the shoulder in exactly the same manner as mine. 🔊
  • 15. There are long, rambling, skeleton ranges with here and there pine forests gradually creeping up the sides to the crests. 🔊
  • 16. I was sent for by a man who had become a moral and physical wreck, his body being reduced to nearly a skeleton condition from consumption. 🔊
  • 17. Very possibly, if her skeleton were unearthed and re-interred in an orthodox fashion, the hauntings would cease. 🔊
  • 18. The skeleton ribs became covered with skins of wood, the metal decks clothed with planks smooth as a ball-room floor. 🔊
  • 19. The whole skeleton of the animal is preserved at Vicenza, enclosed in an artificial figure of an ass. 🔊
  • 20. On the outside the huts are covered with a kind of mat, made of osiers, joined together with bark, and now the skeleton of the hut is finished. 🔊
  • 21. Are we not 'seeking the living among the dead' and dignifying a mere logical skeleton with the name of philosophy and almost of God? 🔊