covering

[ kuhv-er-ing ]SEE DEFINITION OF covering

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COVERING

Shelter, covering, bed—beyond these all is mere superfluity.

He raised the covering hand, and peered at the coin in the gathering gloom.

A squadron was engaged in covering the operations of a foraging party.

As to covering up the tracks, he begged his wife to trust him for that.

When they are cold, put them into jars, and covering them closely, let them set a week.

When they are cold, tie up the jar; covering the cork with leather.

But, covering her eyes, she flung the brand into the flames.

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

But such a fashion of beard, while covering a man's face, does much to uncover the man.

Into it he dropped the ring, covering it again with all the leafy "rubble and wreck" of the wood.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COVERING

roof

nounbuilding covering
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