plummet

[ pluhm-it ]SEE DEFINITION OF plummet

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PLUMMET

And love was the plummet dropped down into the deeps of him where like had never gone.

Oh, is there any plummet to sound the depths of a mother's love?

No plummet ever sank so deep as Jamie sank the thoughts of those few months.

Her singles were perfectly round, and as flat at the top as if laid with a plummet.

This line, with a plummet, is mentioned by Lucilius; and was the sund-gyrd of the Anglo-Saxons.

The bird had dropped like a plummet, dead before it struck the ground.

What plummet can sound the depths of a woman's fall who has become a harlot?

Dropping like a plummet, he alighted on his hands and knees on the ground.

Henry saw that he could not escape it, and his heart sank, like a plummet in a pool.

It dropped like a plummet, but no man saw where it struck the earth.

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