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 Meanings and Examples of LEDGE
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ledge
 n.  projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water
Classic Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  On the ledge of rock above this strange couple there stood three solemn buzzards, who, at the sight of the new comers uttered raucous screams of disappointment and flapped sullenly away.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
2  He noticed that the flowers in the window had died for want of water, and he placed them out upon the ledge, that they might be taken away.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 2 A Lurid Light Breaks in upon a Darkened Understanding
3  A few small footholds presented themselves, and there was some indication of a ledge.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
4  But I struggled upward, and at last I reached a ledge several feet deep and covered with soft green moss, where I could lie unseen, in the most perfect comfort.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
5  But I had no time to think of the danger, for another stone sang past me as I hung by my hands from the edge of the ledge.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
6  When we were in Switzerland he followed us with Moriarty, and it was undoubtedly he who gave me that evil five minutes on the Reichenbach ledge.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
7  With an area beneath, it was no mean feat to reach that window ledge and open that window.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
8  or whom he could hold entranced before a ledge of granite thrusting up through the fern while he unrolled the huge panorama of the ice age, and the long dim stretches of succeeding time.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
9  "Let us sit here," Selden suggested, as they reached an open ledge of rock above which the beeches rose steeply between mossy boulders.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
10  Trenor's eye had the haggard look of the sleep-walker waked on a deathly ledge.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
11  Rushing to the outlet, Heyward caught a glimpse of his dark figure stealing around a low and narrow ledge, which soon hid him entirely from sight.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9
12  Once more he struggled with himself and lifted the keen weapon again; but just then a piercing cry was heard above them, and Uncas appeared, leaping frantically, from a fearful height, upon the ledge.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32
13  But when the hunter reached the scene of the ruthless massacre, the ledge was tenanted only by the dead.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32
14  Above the chimney were sundry villainous old guns, and a couple of horse-pistols: and, by way of ornament, three gaudily-painted canisters disposed along its ledge.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
15  In fact, it formed a little closet, and the ledge of a window, which it enclosed, served as a table.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
Example Sentence:
1  Tomaz Humar had spent nearly a week to huddle on a ledge six-thousand meters up Nanga Parbat, the world's ninth highest mountain.
2  The ash is so fine that it is impalpable to the touch but it can be seen as a fine layer covering the window ledge.
3  They had not gone far before they saw the Mock Turtle in the distance, sitting sad and lonely on a little ledge of rock.
4  The climbers were clinging to a ledge hundreds of feet above the sea.
5  With a rustle of wings the bird landed on the window ledge.
6  The last time the two men saw each other was on March 11, 2005. Berthia, then 22, went to the bridge planning to kill himself. He changed his mind after Briggs spent over an hour gently coaxing him off a ledge.