Example sentences for: picts

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

  • Four distinct peoples once inhabited the land now known as Scotland: the Picts in the north, the Britons in the southwest, the invading Angles in the southeast, and the Scots in the west.

  • The Romans invaded Scotland in a.d. 78–84, where they met a fierce group called the Picts, whom they drove north.

  • breeth - Charles Wolley in A Two Year's Journal in New York wrote, “Were I to draw their Effigies [beasts and birds] it should be after the pattern of the Ancient Britains, called Picts from painting, and Britains from a word of their own language, Breeth, Painting or Staining.”

  • The earlier inhabitants, the shy Mesolithic tribes and the mysterious Picts, vanished for ever into the moorland mists before the invaders.

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