above the rim

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  • He is known for an excellent first step and can play easily above the rim.
  • They found him at last with only his feet visible above the rim of the vat. Cited from Impressions And Comments, by Havelock Ellis
  • Suddenly, above the rim of the forest appeared the moon. Cited from Fighting in France, by Ross Kay
  • He turned his face to the east, stretched himself, and waited for the sun to appear above the rim. Cited from What Men Live By and Other Tales, Leo Tolstoy
  • He would mouth into it, round eyes gazing at her above the rim of crust. Cited from Star-Dust, by Fannie Hurst
  • Mitchell himself is shown playing prison league games, and is surprisingly still able to play above the rim.
  • He was also well known for being able to leap high enough to drop in the basketball with his hands above the rim.
  • The sun is about to leap above the rim of the sea. Cited from Fortitude, by Hugh Walpole
  • The sitting bird is largely visible above the rim. Cited from A Book of Natural History, by Various
  • And he didn't come back for it until after dark, just as the moon peeped above the rim of the hills. Cited from The Tale of Betsy Butterfly, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • He said Edwards was the strongest player that he ever coached and he played above the rim.
  • Above the rim of the great gulch he saw a huge bird circling high in the air. Cited from The Go Ahead Boys and Simon's Mine, by Ross Kay
  • At that moment he saw the form of some one peering just above the rim of the great Gulch. Cited from The Go Ahead Boys and Simon's Mine, by Ross Kay
  • She is largely visible above the rim of the nest. Cited from Birds and Bees, Sharp Eyes, Etc, by John Burroughs
  • The orange disk of a late-rising moon showed above the rim of the sand-hills at the lower end of the valley. Cited from The Ramblin' Kid, by Earl Wayland Bowman
  • The river was very full, and welled up above its banks, the way the water stands up above the rim of a glass filled too full. Cited from Three Soldiers, by John Dos Passos
  • As they rose to fire and exposed themselves above the rim of the fountain three of them were hit, and fell back swearing. Cited from Captain Macklin,by Richard Harding Davis
  • The moon was beginning to rise above the rim of the Moab Hills. Cited from Jimgrim and Allah's Peace, by Talbot Mundy
  • With the rising of the sun above the rim of the sea a faint breath of icy wind came out of the west. Cited from The Harbor Master, by Theodore Goodridge Roberts
  • Marjorie Clark met her companion's eyes above the rim of his stein. Cited from Every Soul Hath Its Song, by Fannie Hurst
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