Sentence Examples with the word watering

All this naked white human flesh, laughing and shrieking, floundered about in that dirty pool like carp stuffed into a watering can, and the suggestion of merriment in that floundering mass rendered it specially pathetic.

There is no dockyard at Portland, but the watering and coaling arrangements for the supply of the fleet are of considerable importance.

Mulch all newly-planted fruit trees, watering abundantly in dry weather.

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The name of Wye belongs also to two smaller English rivers - (I) a right-bank tributary of the Derbyshire Derwent, rising in the uplands near Buxton, and having part of its early course through one of the caverns characteristic of the district; (2) a left-bank tributary of the Thames, watering the valley of the Chilterns in which lies Wycombe and joining the main river near Bourne End.

On the other hand, German sporadic attacks by sea and air on British watering places and the increasing activity of German submarines gave Mr. Churchill and the Admiralty much concern.

In the slighter forms no inconvenience may result; but in higher degrees prolonged work is apt to give rise to aching and watering of the eyes, headache, inability to read or sew for any length of time, and even to double vision and internal strabismus.

Should be shortened, and some care in watering and mulching should be bestowed on the plant if it is of value.

The river was thus to be emptied, and to flow through a whole network of canals, watering all Lower Egypt.

The guiding principle in watering plants is to do it thoroughly when it is required, and to abstain from giving a second supply till the first has been taken up.

She buried a gloved hand in the snow and extracted the half tire that served as a watering trough.