sundial

[ suhn-dahy-uh l, -dahyl ]SEE DEFINITION OF sundial
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SUNDIAL

A white figure had turned the road by the sundial, and was coming on with the step of a greyhound.

Past the sundial ran the girl, and around to the rear of the house.

You dwell upon the sundial; you mention for a second time the Adams fireplace.

At the head of the walk was a sundial, and at the further end a fountain.

Moreover, a sundial, to be of practical value, had to be kept steady.

You'll get no hasty signatures to a petition in this city—we remember the sundial!

I remember a rose-garden with a sundial in the middle of it.

Clepsydræ or clocks are of later date, and no more than a sundial are they portable.

"I thought of putting her sundial there, her noonday cannon," said Raul.

They continued their tour of the garden, pausing near the sundial.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from sun (n.) + dial (n.).

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