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(in cricket) a bowled ball that is outside the batsman's reach and scores a run for the batting side
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It became a pendulum, swinging wider and wider with every lunge of his weight.
4) The geographical knowledge of a poem like the "Returns" is far wider and more precise than that of the "Odyssey".
Not the wisest of monarchs, not his father, whose examples you must needs allow are weighty, claimed wider privileges than we poor soldiers of the Temple of Zion have won by our zeal in its defence.
She, the daughter of a petty baron, who boasted for all his domains but a ruinous tower, and an unproductive vineyard, and some few leagues of the barren Landes of Bourdeaux, her name was known wherever deeds of arms were done, known wider than that of many a lady's that had a county for a dowery.
Our Order soon adopted bolder and wider views, and found out a better indemnification for our sacrifices.
Now the door opened outwards; and as the door opened wider and wider, Mr.
What was his discomfiture, when he heard the chain and bolts withdrawn, and saw the door slowly opening, wider and wider!
Jake's experience of the world was not much wider than mine.
They love bright and glaring colours, and dress themselves much in the Turkish manner, except that their clothes are wider, and their drawers cover their legs.
The older I got, the greater my success, the more money I earned, the wider was the command of the world that became mine and the more prominently did John Barleycorn bulk in my life.
It is well the alleys are not wider, because they hold as much smell now as a person can stand, and of course, if they were wider they would hold more, and then the people would die.
Astok, as was his way, finding that the enemy did not fall immediately before their swords, was leaving the brunt of the fighting to Vas Kor, and now as his eyes appraised the panthan carefully they presently went wider and wider, for slowly he had come to recognize the features of the Prince of Helium.