Sentence Examples with the word plumb

When you push this thing out of the mud, she's going to be plumb through the gate before we can get to it.

The hills were a profusion of snowy dogwood and pink plumb and cherry blossoms.

It was mentioned by Libavius, who named it calx plumb dulcis.

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It was ranged by varying the charge, and layed for line by means of a line and plumb bob Laying aligned on a picket.

But even such an attempt to systematically plumb the universe can only make us acquainted with the merest inside shell.

This silence was broken by one of the brethren, who led Pierre up to the rug and began reading to him from a manuscript book an explanation of all the figures on it: the sun, the moon, a hammer, a plumb line, a trowel, a rough stone and a squared stone, a pillar, three windows, and so on.

No, when I go to sea, I go as a simple sailor, right before the mast, plumb down into the forecastle, aloft there to the royal mast-head.