Definition of Steened
1. steen [v] - See also: steen
Lexicographical Neighbors of Steened
Literary usage of Steened
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"Absorbing-wells are known as dead wells in the South of England; they are made in the gravel, the upper portion being close-steened work and the lower ..."
2. The Journal of State Medicine by British Institute of Public Health, Royal Institute of Public Health (Great Britain) (1903)
"Probably the most dangerous to health is the shallow, dry-steened well, close to the back-door, cess-pit, pig-stye, etc., which, on account of its ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"These shafts, being steened with open joints at intervals to admit drainage water and communicating with the drains below, prevent the possibility of water ..."
4. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1892)
"... which proved that it was " regularly steened with undressed stones of varying sizes, put together without any mortar or cement, but skilfully and ..."
5. The Missionary Magazine by American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (1863)
"... and carry around the goods, while one man steened the boat, and others towed it with a long rope. Reached Nyoung-du-lay about sunset. ..."