American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. A past tense and the past participle of sink.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A preterit and the past participle of sink.
- n. A cushion of straw; a grassy seat.
- n. A pack-saddle stuffed with straw.
- v. Past participle of sink
GNU Webster's 1913
- imp. & p. p. of sink.
- adj. doomed to extinction
“Even before his marriage, Lionel was made Earl of Ulster, a title sunk after 1362 in the novel dignity of the duchy of Clarence.”
“Palin sunk John McCain's ship and she will do the same for the GOP.”
“Knightley proceeds to enumerate Miss Bates's misfortunes: She is poor; she has sunk from the comforts she was born to; and, if she live to old age, must probably sink more.”
“She is poor; she has sunk from the comforts she was born to; and, if she live to old age, must probably sink more.”
“She has sunk from the comforts she was born to; and, if she live to old age, must probably sink more.”
“Yet the little man was plainly unhappy, and fell to pacing to and fro, his chin sunk low on his breast, and his hands clasped behind his back.”
“Lovelace sat down on a chair, straddle-wise, his arms over the back, and his chin sunk in his hands.”
“To any one who sees me from without, I am only a dirt-eating worm, a grub in the ground, but I know that above this dark earth-place in which I am sunk is the green grass – and beyond the green grass, the sun and sky.”
“The satisfied torpor in which they are sunk is the deadly inertia that precedes dissolution.”
“The walls and ceiling are all oak, panelled in sunk squares ornamented with bosses and richly carved.”
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