He had slipped heavily, as he paddled through the ankle-deep mud, and had hurt his back.
Oil was on everybody's tongue and ankle-deep in some of the streets.
Even William Bentley, the toolmaker, romped and raced in the ankle-deep dust like a boy.
Stepping heedlessly into the ankle-deep muck, Solange walked forward.
At the right-hand side of the house was a good-sized farm-yard, kept more than ankle-deep in gorse and bracken litter.
Another morning came, and there they sat, ankle-deep in cards.
It was, however, ankle-deep of mud—a circumstance by no means likely to prolong the existence of my glazed boots.
She had slept soundly, the day was clear, the air crisp, the snow was not ankle-deep.
The man looked as if he wished he could sink out of sight in the ankle-deep water.
By nightfall of this day the room was ankle-deep in pearls and diamonds.