Sentence Examples with the word slice

Subsequently the digging plough came into vogue; the share being wider, a wider furrow is cut, while the slice is inverted by a short concave mould-board with a sharp turn which at the same time breaks up and pulverizes the soil after the fashion of a spade.

She threw herself into the snow, watching the lightning slice the air where she'd been.

He resisted for a moment longer, watching the woman expertly slice Katie's shirt open.

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In addition to the gains mentioned, he bought in iior a large slice of territory, including Bourges and Dun-leRoi, from Eudes Arpin, viscount of Bourges, who was going on the crusade; and toward the end of his reign took Montlhery, whose lord beset the southern approach to Paris.

The French king managed to incorporate a large slice of territory upon his northern frontier, but his main object was baffled by the steady resistance and able statesmanship of William III.

He stabbed a fork into the roast and cut a small slice off.

Napoleon had forced the Portuguese government to cede to him the northernmost arm of the mouth of the Amazon as the southern boundary of French Guiana with a large slice of the unexplored interior westwards.

She emerged from the kitchen with a tray laden with coffee and its accoutrements, a slice of pie and water.

The king, who had sought death in vain all day, had to ask terms of Radetzky; the latter demanded Accession a slice of Piedmont and the heir to the throne (Victor of Victor Emmanuel) as a hostage, without a reservation for Emmanuel the consent of parliament.

The floor containing these old haulage roads now becomes the top slice of the one hundred-foot block of ground below and is mined out as described.