Example sentences for: ornamental

How can you use “ornamental” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In 1356, an earthquake destroyed the original ornamental top.

  • The main street, Queen Street, pays tribute to the Anglo-Saxon myth with its clock tower, white clapboard and red-brick houses, the grand Prince of Wales Hotel, tea shops serving buns and buttered scones, and the lovingly restored Niagara Apothecary (1866) displaying old-fashioned medicine jars in walnut cabinets under ornamental crystal gaslights.

  • The walls — lined with stone seats thought to have been used by advisers or councilors — would have been decorated with red plaster and an ornamental dado.

  • One of Barcelona’s grandest medieval streets, Carrer Montcada, populated by aristocrats from the 14th to the 16th centuries, is lined with Gothic palaces, each with an imposing door or arched gate to an inner court where an ornamental staircase usually led up to reception rooms.

  • No more does the ornamental male wear his jewelry of self comfortably; the buffed pecs and washboard stomachs portrayed in the Times ' men's section are sources of anxiety rather than pleasure.


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