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  • v. Present participle of serrate.


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  • I am currently suffering from blogaversion, brought on by too much soul-serrating work.


  • Eric yelled, the ragged edge of panic serrating her name.


  • From time to time the surface of the absorbent is renewed by serrating it with a comb-like instrument.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 643, April 28, 1888

  • Leagues beyond the shadowy hills serrating the purple horizon, it was lost like a bad dream yielding to the light of day.

    The Triumph of John Kars A Story of the Yukon

  • So nearly do they meet at the gap that one great assertive crag, beetling far above, intercepts the view of the wide landscape beyond, leaving its substituted profile jaggedly serrating the changing sky.

    'way Down In Lonesome Cove 1895

  • It was quaintly awry, like most of the mountaineers 'cabins, and the ridgepole, with its irregularly projecting clapboards serrating the sky behind it, described a negligently oblique line.

    In the Tennessee mountains,

  • He selected a bough the size of a thick walking-stick; sawed it off the tree; sawed a piece six inches long off it, peeled that, split it in four, and, with his knife, gave each piece three points, by merely tapering off and serrating one end; and so he made a fork a minute.

    Foul Play


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