She sprawled on its floor, listening to the sound of crunching shale.
Some considering touch of humanity was in him; for at times like these, he usually abstained from patrolling the quarter-deck; because to his wearied mates, seeking repose within six inches of his ivory heel, such would have been the reverberating crack and din of that bony step, that their dreams would have been on the crunching teeth of sharks.
Instead, she trotted down the gravel driveway, each crunching step making her cringe.
The sound of tires crunching on gravel announced the approach of a vehicle.
The sound of tires crunching on gravel brought her attention back to the drive.
She dropped the cloth as she heard tires crunching on gravel.
He was armed with a musketoon (which he carried rather as a joke), a pike and an ax, which latter he used as a wolf uses its teeth, with equal ease picking fleas out of its fur or crunching thick bones.