Thesaurus / overhanging

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In the dusk his long figure appeared to rise almost to the lower branches of the overhanging trees.

Below the overhanging lip the neck contracts and then expands until quite full, and at the base contracts again.

Carved wooden corbals supported the overhanging bay, but the window itself was modern.

The frowning rocks and overhanging trees on both sides almost shut out the daylight.

A mist settled down over the valley, and under the great overhanging trees not a trace of the road could be seen.

A Breeze from the Woods, 2nd Ed.William Chauncey Bartlett

Some of them have richly carved beams running along the edge of the overhanging stories.

On these words they passed under an overhanging rock which Joseph said would fall one day.

The Brook KerithGeorge Moore

Stones and overhanging banks made suitable hiding places for the shyest and most wary fish known to anglers.

Camps and TrailsHenry Abbott

They conceal their nests on the ground under tufts of dead grass or overhanging stones.

Bird Guide: Land Birds East of the RockiesChester A. (Chester Albert) Reed

A shelf of this type might be used in a recess, the object of the overhanging moulding being to hide a small 3⁄8-in.

Woodwork JointsWilliam Fairham

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