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Tumble-down

adverb

1) Ready to fall; dilapidated; ruinous; as, a tumble-down house.

Example Sentences for

Tumble-down

1) This pleased the French BOURGEOIS immensely; he liked to see the English Government and the English king, both of whom he hated, cheated out of their revenues; and an English smuggler was always a welcome guest at the Tumble-down taverns of Calais and Boulogne.
2) This pleased the French BOURGEOIS immensely; he liked to see the English Government and the English king, both of whom he hated, cheated out of their revenues; and an English smuggler was always a welcome guest at the Tumble-down taverns of Calais and Boulogne.
3) Sometimes we came upon a station close by the bank, clinging to the skirts of the unknown, and the white men rushing out of a Tumble-down hovel, with great gestures of joy and surprise and welcome, seemed very strange— had the appearance of being held there captive by a spell