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Definition of "coombes" []

  • Plural form of coombe. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "coombes" in a sentence
  • "The woods grow steep above the slopes; they reach sometimes the very summit of the heights, or, when they cannot attain them, fill in and clothe the coombes."
  • "But when the goddesses had brought him up, a god oft hymned, then began he to wander continually through the woody coombes, thickly wreathed with ivy and laurel."
  • "She is well-pleased with the sound of rattles and of timbrels, with the voice of flutes and the outcry of wolves and bright-eyed lions, with echoing hills and wooded coombes."