weir

[ US /ˈwiɹ/ ]
[ UK /wˈi‍ə/ ]
NOUN
  1. a low dam built across a stream to raise its level or divert its flow
  2. a fence or wattle built across a stream to catch or retain fish
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How To Use weir In A Sentence

  • And it's weird, no one really gets angry at me for piking ... they just seem to look down on me, if you get what I mean. stupid
  • Driving from Brooklyn to Oregon next week; What weird should I espy? Boing Boing
  • Uncle Fliakim Sheril, furbished up in a new crisp black suit, and with his spindleshanks trimly incased in the smoothest of black silk stockings, looking for all the world just like an alert and spirited black cricket, outdid himself on this occasion in singing _counter_, in that high, weird voice that he must have learned from the wintry winds that usually piped around the corners of the old house. Good Cheer Stories Every Child Should Know
  • I think we have to distinguish those narratives which crudely manipulate fear or repulsion and disgust from that which Lovecraft correctly calls ‘the weird tale’.
  • Flying in very high altitudes does weird things to him and can easily lead to an MS relapse.
  • Oh, yes, they make those weird, two-wheel gizmos you have to stand on that you see Kevin James riding around in in his latest movie Paul Bart : Mall Cop - it's a comedy.
  • The second set also starts of in a rollicky jamming way with a Stranger and a Cumberland to write home about, but then the band slows down and you get a sleepy Gloria and a communally weird Do It In The Road where "everyone" sings. bt.etree.org
  • I felt that weird shifting movement and a feathery light object grazed my bare skin.
  • Follow the river upstream from the weir for about two hundred yards and you will come to a clearing.
  • Also, I have this weird need to be the bendiest and stretchiest in class, and to have the teachers notice and comment on said bendy-stretchiness, preferably where other people can hear. Ampersand
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