Example sentences for whittled

Here you can find a large assortment of example sentences for the word whittled, or in other words sentences that can help you learn how to use whittled in a sentence. Learning how to use a word in a sentences can be very helpful, for example when it comes to learning how to use the word in a sentence, in which context the word can be used as well as to learn the true meaning of the word "whittled".

Whittled in a sentence

Here below you will find several sentences that illustrate how to use the word whittled in a sentence.

  1. Tracks for the album were whittled down from recording sessions lasting up to 30 hours.

  2. Twelve designs were selected in March 1998, which were whittled down to five by the following May.

  3. Once there, they crowded close to the front porch—from which they surreptitiously whittled souvenirs—as their spokesman addressed McKinley.

  4. For the remainder of its existence the regiment was whittled down by losses until it numbered no more than 1,500 men and could not muster more than three battalions.

  5. For the next two weeks, the British and Patriot forces exchanged artillery and rifle fire at all times of day, and the British bombardment whittled down the American breastworks.

  6. Slowly, seats were whittled away—the loss of Norwood in 1953 was followed by the losses of Murray, Millicent and Frome in 1956, and Mt Gambier and Wallaroo in 1957–8 by-elections.

  7. A popular source of keepsakes was the wood of McKinley's front porch or fence, whittled as supporters listened, and the blades of his lawn, when not trampled underfoot, made later appearances in scrapbooks.

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