basined

All Verb Adjective
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  • Their characteristic form is that of a long, deep, narrow bay with steep rock walls and basined floor. Cited from The Elements of Geology, by W. H. Norton
  • In its slow movement the neve field broadly scours its bed to a flat or basined floor. Cited from The Elements of Geology, by W. H. Norton
  • Their floors are often basined and hold lakelets whose deep and quiet waters reflect the sheltering ramparts of rugged rock which tower far above them. Cited from The Elements of Geology, by W. H. Norton
  • In many cases lakes are due to more than one cause, as where preglacial valleys have both been basined by the ice and blockaded by its moraines. Cited from The Elements of Geology, by W. H. Norton
  • Well back under this natural shelter, basined in the hollowed rock, a blessed pool of fair water lay unwrinkled by even a flutter of breeze. Cited from An Apache Princess, by Charles King
  • His bare feet disturbed the red dust of the path down to the granite-basined river, and tiny clouds puffed out on each side of the way at every footfall. Cited from The Yoke, by Elizabeth Miller
  • Again, he dreamed, in kingly sport He sought the tree-sequestered path, And watched the ladies of his Court Within the marble-basined bath. Cited from Myth and Romance, by Madison Cawein
  • Passing the stone-basined fountain in the middle of the park he stopped, jerked the pistol from his pocket, spilled the cartridges from its magazine, and stooped to grope for a loose stone in the walk-border. Cited from The Price, by Francis Lynde
  • Child, were I king, I'd yield my royal rule, My chariot, sceptre, vassal-service due, My crown, my porphyry-basined waters cool, My fleets, whereto the sea is but a pool, For a glance from you! Cited from Poems of the Past and the Present, Thomas Hardy 19