Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A meadow on the bank of a river.

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Examples

  • The young men trooped back from the river-meadow to bathe and dress, their voices lifted freely; the elders, who had not warmed their blood with contests and still felt the chill of death, clustered together.

    The Bull From The Sea

  • On such a bluff he tells us wood should be planted, and we wonder that a hundred people had not said the same thing before; on such a river-meadow the grassy level should lie open to the sun, and we wonder who could ever have doubted it.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 79, May, 1864

  • What hidden charm had they discovered in the river-meadow?

    The Golden Calf

  • 'I have been expelled -- sent away at a minute's notice -- for the impropriety of my conduct in allowing you to talk to me in the river-meadow.'

    The Golden Calf

  • Yes, it is quite true; I am expelled, Eliza; sent out into the world without a character, because I allowed Mr. Wendover to walk and talk with the Fräulein and me for half an hour or so in the river-meadow!

    The Golden Calf

  • Keen scent of hay, crossing the dark air, met Emilia as she entered the river-meadow.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • Keen scent of hay, crossing the dark air, met Emilia as she entered the river-meadow.

    Sandra Belloni — Complete

  • Keen scent of hay, crossing the dark air, met Emilia as she entered the river-meadow.

    Sandra Belloni — Volume 3

  • I wuss we war a 'in like necessity -- weel up upo' the hill i'stead o 'doon here upo' the haugh (river-meadow).

    Sir Gibbie

  • a duty which he owed to her and to society to watch Ida Palliser's proceedings in the river-meadow.

    The Golden Calf

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