Usage examples for tapering

  1. Like a mountain- ash he stood, straight and strong, his magnificent frame tapering wedge- like from his broad shoulders. – The Spirit of the Border A Romance of the Early Settlers in the Ohio Valley by Zane Grey
  2. We saw one other very strange tree or plant, something more than the height of a man, very thick at the root, and tapering upwards almost to a point. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII. by Robert Kerr
  3. He particularly noticed the tapering legs, and could not help saying to himself: " There is no Indian or white man that can run as fast as he." – The Hunters of the Ozark by Edward S. Ellis