half-buried

half-buried

adj
partially buried: a ring half-buried in the mud.
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At last I saw a dark spot moving on the west hill, beside the half-buried cornfield, where the sky was taking on a coppery flush from the sun that did not quite break through.
I fancy I see my brave countrymen encamped at the bottom of some valley, on the borders of a Selenite stream, near a projectile half-buried by its fall amid volcanic rubbish, Captain Nicholl beginning his leveling operations, President Barbicane writing out his notes, and Michel Ardan embalming the lunar solitudes with the perfume of his "
The Disinherited Knight refused all other assistance save that of his own squire, or rather yeoman a clownish-looking man, who, wrapt in a cloak of dark-coloured felt, and having his head and face half-buried in a Norman bonnet made of black fur, seemed to affect the incognito as much as his master.
The house, half-buried in the snow, looked the very abode of peace, and I ran through all the rooms, eager to take possession of them again, and feeling as though I had been away for ever.
Fyne even pushed his way into a decaying shed half-buried in dew-soaked vegetation.
She bent forward from the stool on which she sat, and drew Michael to her so that he sat between her knees, her two hands holding his head and jowls, his nose half-buried in her hair.
What a rusty portion of a boiler and a great iron wheel or so meant by lying half-buried in the dealer's fore- court, nobody seemed to know or to want to know.
Then one day the young elephant saw the half-buried iron, and turning to the elder said: "What is this?
One of the world's oldest known messages in a bottle, which is written in German, has been found half-buried on a West Australian beach 132 years after being tossed overboard into the Indian Ocean.
KOHAT -- The centuries old half-buried relics of a fort and a cave of King Aad-i-Samut with a treasure trove of immense archeological importance remain unexplored and unpreserved due to apathy of the government.
I woke up around 3am and I had all these images of a man half-buried in sand and a woman walking away, shawl burning and in the smoke of a burning shawl there was a melody.
The rusted iron ring half-buried in the hillside, which the Welsh Government had planned to fund, has been described as an insult to Wales because of its echo of the fearsome iron ring of fortresses through which Edward I quelled Welsh rebellion.