DANGLE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of dangle
v. hang loosely, or with a swinging or jerking motion; swing, as something suspended loosely
After breakfast the king he took a seat on the corner of the raft, and pulled off his boots and rolled up his britches, and let his legs dangle in the water, so as to be comfortable.
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His brother Alcanor runs up and sustains with his right arm his sinking brother; through his arm the spear passes speeding straight on its message, and holds its bloody way, and the hand dangles by the sinews lifeless from the shoulder.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context
Aubrey carried a whistle dangling from his buttonhole and a bicycle lamp attached to his belt while the others had short sticks thrust daggerwise through theirs.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
They could only have come from the old man at my side, and yet he sat now as absorbed as ever, very thin, very wrinkled, bent with age, an opium pipe dangling down from between his knees, as though it had dropped in sheer lassitude from his fingers.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
And while the late steamer Big Missouri worked and sweated in the sun, the retired artist sat on a barrel in the shade close by, dangled his legs, munched his apple, and planned the slaughter of more innocents.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
The beldame meanwhile, because that was enough, had sunk back on her chair, the beads dangling from her fingers.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
Her companion was not encumbered with much luggage, as there merely dangled from a stick which he carried over his shoulder, a small parcel wrapped in a common handkerchief, and apparently light enough.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
In no way could it have been guessed of what his coat was made, for both its sleeves and its skirts were so ragged and filthy as to defy description, while instead of two posterior tails, there dangled four of those appendages, with, projecting from them, a torn newspaper.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
They were a pretty, buxom quartette, so crammed into the carriage that their hoops and flounces overlapped and their parasols nudged and bumped together above their wide leghorn sun hats, crowned with roses and dangling with black velvet chin ribbons.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
In the middle of the room a picture stood on an easel, covered over with a shirt whose arms dangled down to the ground.
The Trial By Franz Kafka Context
Then, very gradually, part by part, a pale dangling individual stepped out of the wreck, pawing tentatively at the ground with a large uncertain dancing shoe.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Context