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


All the kiosks, rotundas, and minarets are bright with banners and half-moons.

Can curtains and bastions—fosses and half-moons, exclude intelligence as effectually as they do an enemy?

May ye break your wings on the horns of our half-moons, as ye whirl past them in your hosts!

The half-moons of his nails were perfect and when he smiled you caught a glimpse of a row of childish white teeth.

I think I rather startled him, for he looked at me for a long while over the half-moons in his glasses before he spoke.

Cut the oranges in half—two or three will suffice—leave mirabelles and cherries whole; apricots cut in half-moons.

They were generally round and about 10 feet in diameter; but some were half-moons and quite a breastwork.

She pushed back the half-moons of his fingers with an orange stick dipped in cold-cream.

They were a number of half-moons, little stars, triangles, and other figures of ivory.

On the half-moons commanding the river, gunners were busy about our sakers, falcons, and three culverins.