In their hands were swords and spears, and they were leaping, waist-deep
, into the sea-wash and wading ashore.
So he stood waist-deep
in the grass and looked regretfully across the rolling savannah and the soft-swelling foothills to the Lion's Head, a massive peak of rock that upreared into the azure from the midmost centre of Guadalcanar, a landmark used for bearings by every coasting mariner, a mountain as yet untrod by the foot of a white man.
Now the stones at the bottom of the stream were round and slippery, and the current swept along strongly, waist-deep
, in the middle.
The stones under my feet were muddy and slippery, and the river was so low that I ran perhaps twenty feet scarcely waist-deep
The inadequate boat finally arrived at a precarious landing, the natives, waist-deep
in the surf, assisting.
One o'clock came, and two o'clock, and the pirates were clustering on the highest shoal, waist-deep
This man I have told you of is one of the pontooners of the Beresina; he helped to construct the bridge by which the army made the passage, and stood waist-deep
in water to drive in the first piles.
They waded waist-deep
in the grass, in a compact body, bearing an improvised stretcher in their midst.
Through the heavy Caspakian air, beneath the swollen sun, the five men marched northwest from Fort Dinosaur, now waist-deep
in lush, jungle grasses starred with myriad gorgeous blooms, now across open meadow-land and parklike expanses and again plunging into dense forests of eucalyptus and acacia and giant arboreous ferns with feathered fronds waving gently a hundred feet above their heads.
Scotland's most populated cities and regions are waist-deep
In Camarines Sur, a big part of Naga City and several towns were hit by up to waist-deep
Floodwater in Barangays Del Rosario, Flordeliz, Balagbag, Lipot, Tarusanan, Alimbuyog, San Miguel, Dalipay, San Roque and Borongborongan in Milaor was waist-deep