Thesaurus / trough
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Sometimes, down the trough of darkness formed by the path under the hedges, men came lurching home.

Sons and LoversDavid Herbert Lawrence

Sometimes when they were standing at their trough eating, he ran at them, just for the fun of seeing them run.

In a few moments they were out of sight of land, and the boat was swinging heavily in the trough of the sea.

Frémont understands the name as signifying a trough; while Winthrop interprets it as plates, or slabs, of rock.

Oregon and EldoradoThomas Bulfinch

He straightened five ten-dollar bills, creased them into a trough, and stuck the end toward the detective.

The LandloperHolman Day

Then she went down with the speed of lightning from the top of the wave into the trough, a fall of fourteen or fifteen yards.

Turning his boat squarely about, he set his engine to doing its best and trusted himself to the trough of a wave.

Witches CoveRoy J. Snell

He lowered his nose to the shelled corn seasoned with molasses, the rolled oats, and the ground barley in the trough.

Thy Rocks and RillsRobert Ernest Gilbert

Caius brought the horses to the trough in pairs, each with a hempen halter.

The MermaidLily Dougall

I tell you, Hapgood, the trough's ahead; we're steering for it; and it's rapid and perilous sundering of the classes.

If Winter ComesA.S.M. Hutchinson

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