Thesaurus / skirting

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From the road you perceive, skirting the loch on the other side, what seems a fringe of very small bushes.

Scottish Loch SceneryThomas A. Croal

We descend, skirting for some distance the monastery walls, over which patches of ivy hang like green shawls.

SaunteringsCharles Dudley Warner

Skirting the spinney, we followed the brook course, and came at last to the quarry fence.

The White PeacockD. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence

And it should be a wood—perhaps a forest—rather than a skirting of timber.

Methods of AuthorsHugo Erichsen

But as we were skirting along the shore I suddenly called "Hist!"

A Florida Sketch-BookBradford Torrey

With a deft turn, the boy brought his plane about and set her skirting that shore.

We passed through miles of them while skirting the southern coast of the North-West Peninsula.

Across IcelandWilliam Bisiker

Riverside Drive, skirting this park, is one of the most beautiful boulevards in the city.

Great Cities of the United StatesGertrude Van Duyn Southworth

Moreau's line was near Munich, skirting the forests on the Isar.

The Life of Napoleon BonaparteWilliam Milligan Sloane

It was tantalizing to Selma to be skirting the edge of themes she would have enjoyed to hear treated seriously.

Unleavened BreadRobert Grant

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