Sentence Examples with the word tread

He learned to march with the measured tread of a soldier.

There were deep marshes, where even the bear has learned to tread carefully.

The earth we tread is but a thin crust floating on a liquid.

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The stirrup leathers may be let out or taken up until the tread of the stirrup is on a level with the inner ankle bone.

I am awaiting the tread of my darling's foot upon the stair.

The idea that a nonprofessional could tread the hallowed ground of the stage did not enter any imagination.

They formed a new path to Heaven, to tread where no one had tread before.

Several times, when returning from the village at ten or eleven o'clock at night, I heard the tread of a flock of geese.

We have people whose tread was so light that no blade of grass bent beneath their weight.

Twelve sharpshooters with muskets stepped out of the ranks with a firm regular tread and halted eight paces from the post.