CROOK's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of crook
Definition:
v. bend, turn, or curve; curvature; flexure
Example:
She used to crook her little finger as she drinks tea.
Sentence in Classic:
Then, he blessed me and stood waving his hand to me until I had passed the crook in the road; and then I turned into a field and had a long nap under a hedge before I pursued my way home.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
He gave a jerk, tried a crook of the knee, twisted his limbs desperately, and made efforts to escape.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
It lay thickly drifted on the crooked crosses and headstones, on the spears of the little gate, on the barren thorns.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
The addition of a P and a D completed a message which showed me that the rascal was proceeding from persuasion to threats, and my knowledge of the crooks of Chicago prepared me to find that he might very rapidly put his words into action.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Gerda called still louder, and an old woman then came out of the cottage, leaning upon a crooked stick.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
Millions are easily come by, for a millionaire has no need to resort to crooked ways; the way lies straight before him, and he needs but to annex whatsoever he comes across.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
One foot in the shortened stirrup and the other leg crooked about the pommel in an approximation of a side saddle, she set out across the fields toward Mimosa, steeling herself to find it burned.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
They were armed with crooked sabres, having the hilt and baldric inlaid with gold, and matched with Turkish daggers of yet more costly workmanship.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
He had introduced a straight line into what is the most crooked thing in the world; he possessed the conscience of his usefulness, the religion of his functions, and he was a spy as other men are priests.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context