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 Meanings and Examples of RUNG
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
rung
 n.  one of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder
 n.  a crosspiece between the legs of a chair
Classic Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  Now the curtain had been rung down forever, the footlights dimmed and the audience suddenly vanished, while the stunned old actor remained on his empty stage, waiting for his cues.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
2  The blood-stained conquerors had departed; and their camp, which had so lately rung with the merry rejoicings of a victorious army, lay a silent and deserted city of huts.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18
3  Andy," said his mistress, "step to Eliza's door, and tell her I have rung for her three times.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
4  The bell rung, the steamer whizzed, the engine groaned and coughed, and away swept the boat down the river.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
5  Twelve o'clock had scarce rung out over London, ere the knocker sounded very gently on the door.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER DR. LANYON'S NARRATIVE
6  The sun was set, it was growing dark, and the first dinner-gong had rung.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 16
7  The bell was rung again, with some impatience, while the party were in darkness.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
8  "When this was pulled down, the bell in the kitchen must have rung loudly," he remarked.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
9  Another clerk was rung down from up stairs to take his place while he was out, and I accompanied him into the street, after shaking hands with my guardian.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XX
10  When I had rung at the bell with an unsteady hand, I turned my back upon the gate, while I tried to get my breath and keep the beating of my heart moderately quiet.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXIX
11  The advertisement directed us to apply to Mrs. Crupp on the premises, and we rung the area bell, which we supposed to communicate with Mrs. Crupp.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23. I CORROBORATE Mr. DICK, AND CHOOSE A PROFESSI...
12  The peal which orders the doctor for the dead to be summoned has already been rung.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—MOTHER INNOCENTE
13  Midnight sounded, and almost at the same time the bell was rung in Milady's chamber.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 33 SOUBRETTE AND MISTRESS
14  Milady had already rung her bell, and roused the whole hotel.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 37 MILADY'S SECRET
15  The widow rung a bell for supper, and you had to come to time.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER I.
Example Sentence:
1  The church bell used to be rung to signify disaster.
2  She'd rung up to discuss the divorce.
3  Hold the ladder tightly and move up a rung at a time.
4  We had rung in by the time the manager arrived.
5  I swung myself onto the ladder and felt for the next rung.
6  He is still on the bottom rung of the political ladder.