Usage examples for streaks

  1. The black streaks up the river grew more distinct and another gun fired sent the news along the course that the first mile of the race had been covered, with Burrton slightly in the lead. – The High Calling by Charles M. Sheldon
  2. As the first streaks of dawn began to appear, the animal reared wildly, snorted as if with pain and anger, and struck the ground so furiously with his hoofs that the sparks flew. – Good Stories For Great Holidays Arranged for Story-Telling and Reading Aloud and for the Children's Own Reading by Frances Jenkins Olcott
  3. With the first red streaks of dawn the next day the erect Barker touched his cap at the door of the hut. – Mrs. Skaggs's Husbands and Other Stories by Bret Harte