Thesaurus / covering
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I wandered on, heavy sniping hissing over my head or into the parapet, covering me with clay occasionally.

Lucy was prepared for her look of surprise, but not so for her covering her face with her hands and bursting into tears.

Lucy RaymondAgnes Maule Machar

His idea was to build a series of traps all about the barn, covering every approach.

Cope′-stone, Cop′ing-stone, the stone which copes or tops a wall; Cop′ing, the covering course of masonry of a wall.

A motor rushed past her, covering her with dust and causing her to clench her hands in anger.

The HaloBettina von Hutten

Fortunately the crust had softened somewhat in the last two or three days, and he did not have a covering of ice to meet.

The Scouts of the ValleyJoseph A. Altsheler

The mountains seemed to be a solid mass of limestone, in some places without any covering of foliage.

Pioneers in CanadaSir Harry Johnston

What is the covering called which is about the grain while it is growing?

His disease came on suddenly whilst he was working in a garden, on a very hot day, without any covering to his head.

The people are starving, and they lie on the cold ground with little or no covering.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.