Usage examples for obstructions

  1. In former days this would have been a matter of course, and the fact of a connection with the Soudan government would have supported discipline; but the frightful obstructions of the river rendered communication impossible, except by a regular expedition in large force. – Ismailia by Samuel W. Baker
  2. Other causes of shallow breathing are found in the absence of vigorous exercise, in the leading of an indoor and inactive life, in obstructions in the nostrils and upper pharynx, and in the lack of attention to proper methods of breathing. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  3. The mules walked unhesitatingly after him, and Joe held them to a slow walk in order that the wagon might take gently any hidden obstructions – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard