dirt floor


: a floor with a hard dirt surface

Examples of dirt floor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An officer took pity, though, and escorted him to the luggage hold — a tin shed with a dirt floor. Grayson Haver Currin, New York Times, 27 Mar. 2024 The choreographer specified that it be performed on a dirt floor, which many dancers would find daunting. Georgia Rowe, The Mercury News, 12 Feb. 2024 The contractors create a secondary dirt floor about 8 inches deep and stockpile more dirt in the middle of the stadium, then measure around the field to know precisely where to build the lumps, humps and bumps for the dirt bike track, which changes in design from year-to-year. Kylie Martin, Detroit Free Press, 31 Jan. 2024 Another large group sat on the dirt floor waiting a few feet south of the fence for further instructions. The Arizona Republic, 11 May 2023 At the bottom of a dingy flight of stairs, the decades-old storage area has narrow, musty corridors, unwelcoming concrete cells hung with metal doors, and an uneven dirt floor. Scott Peterson, The Christian Science Monitor, 16 Mar. 2023 His bed consisted of two small donkey blankets on the dirt floor. Michael Ames, The New Yorker, 8 Mar. 2023

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“Dirt floor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dirt%20floor. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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