Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • I was a lad of twelve, with a decked-over, fourteen-foot, centre-board skiff which I had taught myself to sail.

    SMALL-BOAT SAILING

  • Then I closed the door, and dragged my sad ass up four flights of stairs to the top floor, where I gazed out my fourteen-foot plate-glass window at the lights on the Capitol Records building and the Roosevelt Hotel sign.

    Live and Let Love

  • Take Sunset astutely notes that the home is "ideal for enjoying the Sunset Strip nightlife and is adjacent Runyon Canyon Park," and we're loving the fourteen-foot exposed beam ceilings and master bedroom opening to the rest of the home.

    Max Weinberg Flips Runyon Canyon Home

  • Comanches, meanwhile, carried a far more effective and battle-tested assortment of weapons: a disk-shaped buffalo-hide shield, a fourteen-foot plains lance, a sinew-backed bow, and a quiver of iron-tipped arrows.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • In a perfect fourteen-foot circle between the sofa and the fireplace, the rug was brown and dead.

    Minnesota Menage

  • Staircases go nowhere and doors - eventually there were 467 of them - open onto brick walls and fourteen-foot drops.

    Chris Kelly: Meg Whitman Week -- Friday: Share the Wealth

  • For instance, at one point they had some old fisherman come in with a claim that he'd seen a fourteen-foot brown trout.

    Crit List 6: MonsterQuest, Part One -- Why I Love MonsterQuest

  • I was just releasing a thirty-inch, A-run fish when Vince came trotting around the upstream bend with his fourteen-foot rod bent deeply and an uncharacteristically worried look on his face.

    Fool’s Paradise

  • At first I had to get past the unwieldiness of a fourteen-foot, two-handed rod fitted with a reel the size of a saucer.

    Fool’s Paradise

  • Middays that week were sunny and hot, and the wind was often blowing hard enough that launching my fourteen-foot aluminum johnboat with twelve inches of freeboard took a degree of either courage or foolhardiness.

    Fool’s Paradise

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.