On-looking in a sentence

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Definition of On-looking

  • Looking on or forward.

How to use on-looking in a sentence. On-looking pronunciation.

He stopped the building of Ratcliffe's "palace," repaired the church and the storehouse, got ready the buildings for the supply expected from England, reduced the fort to a "five square form," set and trained the watch and exercised the company every Saturday on a plain called Smithfield, to the amazement of the on-looking Indians.
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As the curtains closed after them a chuckling laugh broke the silence of the on-looking group.
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I heard the solitary cart sound through the streets, and die away and come again; and I returned, thinking of that company going up Libberton Brae, then along Roslin Muir, the morning light touching the Pentlands and making them on-looking ghosts; then down the hill through Auchindinny woods, past "haunted Woodhouselee"; and as daybreak came sweeping up the bleak Lammermuirs, and fell on his own door, the company would stop, and James would take the key, and lift Ailie up again, laying her on her own bed, and, having put Jess up, would return with Rab and shut the door.
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I heard the solitary cart sound through the streets and die away and come again; and I returned, thinking of that company going up Libberton Brae, then along Roslin Muir, the morning light touching the Pentlands and making them like on-looking ghosts, then down the hill through Auchindinny woods, past "haunted Woodhouselee;" and as daybreak came sweeping up the bleak Lammermuirs, and fell on his own door, the company would stop, and James would take the key, and lift Ailie up again, laying her on her own bed, and, having put Jess up, would return with Rab and shut the door.
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Examples of On-looking

Example #1
Captain Newport arrived with a new supply of seventy persons.
Example #2
On the 10th of September, by the election of the Council and the request of the company, Captain Smith received the letters-patent, and became President.
Example #3
The newcomer in the doorway emptied the bowl of his pipe, and thrust the pipe into the breast-pocket of his flannel shirt.
Example #4
Quade stepped from behind his shelter and faced her.
Example #5
James buried his wife, with his neighbors mourning, Rab inspecting the solemnity from a distance.
Example #6
I stood till they passed through the long shadow of the College, and turned up Nicholson street.