EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CAVED-IN
She noticed that his right shoulder had a strange, caved-in appearance.
He looked through a crack and saw the caved-in shaft house and the straggling waste heap of a worked-out mine.
Several dark halls appeared amid the debris, with caved-in ceilings, now become the abode of vipers.
He was of immense frame, but gaunt and caved-in from much stooping and a consumptive tendency.
It was the caved-in stope, the old glory-hole of the Paymaster, and it cut off his last escape.
Isn't that elderly man, with the stoop shoulders and the chin beard and caved-in face, Teller?
If the ditch be deepened, the caved-in matter being removed, it will continue to widen.
Ten minutes later, furious digging brought the rescuers to a flat rock, part of the stoning of the caved-in well.
We had had no time to prepare sleeping-quarters, so spread our sleeping-bags and blankets in the caved-in trenches.
They parked the car and walked toward a dilapidated shack with a caved-in roof.
early 13c., from Old French cave "a cave, vault, cellar" (12c.), from Latin cavea "hollow" (place), noun use of neuter plural of adjective cavus "hollow," from PIE root *keue- "a swelling, arch, cavity" (see cumulus). Replaced Old English eorðscrafu. First record of cave man is 1865.