Thesaurus / touch bottom

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He could not touch bottom there, or even at the base of the Causeway.

Quick ActionRobert W. Chambers

It occurred to me that as I had been able to touch bottom on the other bar, I might do so here.

The Way of a ManEmerson Hough

They had been carried into deep water, where the tallest of them could not touch bottom.

The Boy SlavesMayne Reid

Nowhere could I touch bottom or find any hope of solid foothold.

Micah ClarkeArthur Conan Doyle

Longshanks reached down as far as he could but not far enough to touch bottom.

Or, take a slide down the banisters with the young Cherubs, and perchance you may touch bottom—in Lethe.

I tried to go to the bottom, knowing that if I could touch bottom I could spring to the surface without exertion.

She hung by the hands to the tree, the water being too deep to allow her to touch bottom.

He slipped into the water again, made three strokes, and found he could touch bottom.

YonderEmily Hilda Young

Julie was very cold by this time, and the water was so deep that she could not touch bottom, so she climbed back in the canoe.

Girl Scouts in the RockiesLillian Elizabeth Roy
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