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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.
THE LIFE OF SIR RICHARD BURTONTHOMAS WRIGHT
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.
CHILDREN OF THE MARKET PLACEEDGAR LEE MASTERS
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.
THE BEST SHORT STORIES OF 1917VARIOUS
He had a narrow thread of solid path, and he forced me into a runnel.
MISS CAYLEY'S ADVENTURESGRANT ALLEN
Only that long, curving runnel of the brook again accompanied the silence.
MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, VOL. XXXI, NO. 3, JULY 1908.VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO RUNNEL

  • beck
  • branch
  • brook
  • course
  • creek
  • estuary
  • rill
  • rivulet
  • run
  • runnel
  • stream
  • tributary
  • watercourse
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