[ UK /sˈɛɹɪd/ ]
(especially of rows as of troops or mountains) pressed together
in serried ranks
How To Use serried In A Sentence
- The unspecialised common soldier, the infantryman who has stood and marched and moved in ranks and ranks, the "serried lines of men," who are the main substance of every battle story for the last three thousand years, are as obsolete as the dodo. War and the future: Italy, France and Britain at war
- Another moment of silence, as King Rupert, taking off his crown, held it up in his left hand, and, holding his great handjar high in his right, cried in a voice so strong that it came ringing over that serried mass like a trumpet: The Lady of the Shroud
- In truth, there was something deliciously comic, not to say ironic, in the sight of the multicoloured carnival being paraded in front of serried ranks of the black-clad international fashion clan.
- As we all know, because President Obama, UK Foreign Secretary Miliband and the serried ranks of the EU keep telling us, it is Israel’s obduracy which is holding up a resolution of the Middle East impasse. On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
- Then I let my eyes range right along the serried volumes before looking back, just in time, to intercept a glance from her. GOTHIC PURSUIT
- Personally, I rather like those serried rows of cabbages and leeks.
- He rounded the last group, and in front of him was the settee which formed the central portion of the front rank of the serried chairs. A DEATH IN TIME
- Dexter stood at the back of the conference suite behind the video cameras and serried ranks of reporters.
- This is where we come in, the pros you see seated behind the tables in the hotel conference rooms, facing the serried ranks of either depressingly empty or intimidatingly full chairs set out in rows before us. Pros at Cons at SF Novelists
- I've seen legs of lamb rotiserried with an entire stick of butter.