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The river was low, but not fordable except at Coxe's Riffle, a few miles below Steubenville.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
We might have made the riffle, I guess, if Denny hadn't played out and tumbled from his saddle.
MOTOR MATT'S MYSTERYSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
He watched the two Lhari riffle through his papers with their odd pointed claws.
THE COLORS OF SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
Riffle—A groove or strip to catch gold and mercury in a sluice.
THE A B C OF MININGCHARLES A. BRAMBLE
I'll go in just below the riffle and explore the cellar-hole!
THE HERO OF MANILAROSSITER JOHNSON
Willow Brook glinted in the light as Raw Stanfield held his lantern high to see whether they were approaching a pool or riffle.
THE DUCK-FOOTED HOUNDJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
He looked again, but only three hounds waded into the riffle to join the hunters gathering on the other side.
THE DUCK-FOOTED HOUNDJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
Dar goes Black Thunder drivin' 'cross de riber down at de riffle, makin' de water fly befo' him like a runaway hoss.
BURLMORRISON HEADY
Right down the middle of the riffle she came, wallowing mightily but shipping very little additional water.
DOWN THE YELLOWSTONELEWIS R. FREEMAN
The short, savage riffle formed by these had given us our first severe mauling on that earlier ride.
DOWN THE YELLOWSTONELEWIS R. FREEMAN

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