Foliage in a sentence

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Definition of Foliage

  • Leaves, collectively, as produced or arranged by nature; leafage; as, a tree or forest of beautiful foliage.
  • A cluster of leaves, flowers, and branches; especially, the representation of leaves, flowers, and branches, in architecture, intended to ornament and enrich capitals, friezes, pediments, etc.
  • To adorn with foliage or the imitation of foliage; to form into the representation of leaves.
  • (architecture) leaf-like architectural ornament
  • the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants

How to use foliage in a sentence. Foliage pronunciation.

Her windows looked only upon the surrounding houses and their garden foliage.
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Now here, now there, on the hills, and in the meadows, appeared villages, the sun sparkled in the window-panes of the cottages, and upon the roofs of yellow straw; the crosses of the churches gleamed through the foliage of the trees, the gray wings of the mills rotated lazily through the air, the smoke from the chimneys of a factory curled skyward in thick black wreaths. . . .
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On all sides was the gleaming water, on all sides were space and freedom, cheerfully green meadows, and graciously clear blue sky; in the quiet motion of the water, restrained power could be felt; in the heaven above it shone the beautiful sun, the air was saturated with the fragrance of evergreen trees, and the fresh scent of foliage.
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De Crespigny Park, a thoroughfare connecting Grove Lane, Camberwell, with Denmark Hill, presents a double row of similar dwellings; its clean breadth, with foliage of trees and shrubs in front gardens, makes it pleasant to the eye that finds pleasure in suburban London.
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Her carpet was of green felt, matching in shade the foliage of the chintz.
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They passed the old gate, and breathed with relief in the never-broken shadow of tangled foliage.
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Looking around him in the obscure light with a rapid glance, he saw a light shining through the foliage in the direction of the cottage of the sabot-maker.
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This was, in some degree, the impression which Camors felt on awaking, the morning after his arrival at Reuilly, when his first glance fell on the sunlight streaming over the foliage, and when he heard beneath his window the joyous laugh of his little son.
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For the first two minutes the enemy seemed dazed, then suddenly a perfect hell of leaden hail swept through the foliage.
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The girls rowed in so close that they were able to reach up and touch the foliage overhead and in places it trailed in the water.
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It was shimmering in the deep shadow of the foliage under which it flowed until it became lost in the shadows of foliage and rocks.
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It is going to be a hard pull to get it through all this foliage and then it is going to be another difficult job to get it out again.
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They shoved the rowboat back through the foliage by placing the oars on the bottom and pushing.
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Tommy had been swept from her feet by the foliage.
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The rain, beating down on the foliage and the end of the houseboat that protruded from the cave, served to freshen the air and brought out the fragrance of green leaves and flowers.
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Harriet quickly got the rowboat and began pushing her way down through the overhanging foliage that smote her in the face with every move of the oar.
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The girl was fortunate in being able to find cover in the overhanging foliage, behind which she took refuge.
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The boys had arranged rustic seats in place of chairs, and the table, set under the spreading foliage, looked very neat and attractive.
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The Tramp Club's camp showed no activity until after eight o'clock, when the smoke from their cook fire was observed curling up through the foliage on the shore of the Island of Delight.
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Without an instant's hesitation Crazy Jane ran to a low, bushy tree and climbed up in its foliage with almost the quickness of a cat.
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Examples of Foliage

Example #1
The fact was, she saw no more of the country than if she had lived at Brixton.
Example #2
Occasionally she walked along the asphalte pavement of the Brighton Road-a nursemaids' promenade-as far as the stone which marks twelve miles from Westminster Bridge.
Example #3
On all sides was the gleaming water, on all sides were space and freedom, cheerfully green meadows, and graciously clear blue sky; in the quiet motion of the water, restrained power could be felt; in the heaven above it shone the beautiful sun, the air was saturated with the fragrance of evergreen trees, and the fresh scent of foliage.
Example #4
Altogether the best passage in the story is the description of the river in spring, impressive not merely for its beauty and accuracy of language, but because the Volga is interpreted as a symbol of the spirit of the Russian people, with vast but unawakened possibilities.
Example #5
The shores advanced in greeting, soothing the eye and the soul with their beauty, and new pictures were constantly unfolded upon them.
Example #6
Now here, now there, on the hills, and in the meadows, appeared villages, the sun sparkled in the window-panes of the cottages, and upon the roofs of yellow straw; the crosses of the churches gleamed through the foliage of the trees, the gray wings of the mills rotated lazily through the air, the smoke from the chimneys of a factory curled skyward in thick black wreaths. . . .