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Clear water trickled through a wooden runnel into a great stone trough outside near the door.
THE WHITE PEACOCKD. H. (DAVID HERBERT) LAWRENCE
Thus it is possible that a runnel of the blood of "le grand monarque" tripped through Burton's veins.
It took me the whole day to reach the patch,—which I found indeed a forest—but not a rudiment of brook or runnel had I crossed!
LILITHGEORGE MACDONALD
Peebles had disappeared; Dake lay in his rags on the ground; Runnel rocked slowly, like a pendulum, in his ceaseless pain.
THE HAPPY ENDJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
And I stood on the curb watching the iridescent ooze of the sewage in a runnel of the street seep along like a sick snake.
Lydia went at once to the door whence there came to Anne, listening with a worried intensity, a subdued runnel of talk.
THE PRISONERALICE BROWN
There was quite a little runnel of blood on the palm; but Akbar, even when he was a baby, was proud.
THE ADVENTURES OF AKBARFLORA ANNIE STEEL
A runnel of water trickled across it in a stone channel that widened in the centre into a shallow pool.
He had a narrow thread of solid path, and he forced me into a runnel.
Only that long, curving runnel of the brook again accompanied the silence.

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