If there is a flaw to be found here it is only one of narrowness; all of these narrators are American men and most are Marines.
The leaves, from their flaccidness and narrowness, compared with the squills, may be described as grassy.
Swinburne had the utmost contempt for the narrowness of his outlook.
The narrowness of the two western bays accounts for the variation at that end.
The famous Strand amazed him by its narrowness and its shortness.
The heavy platforms advanced slowly and with great difficulty because of the narrowness of the street.
Wright has objections to this definition on the ground of its narrowness.
From the narrowness of the defile only three could engage in the fight at once.
In his narrowness, there was a peculiar breadth and vigor which characterized him.
Below the Kansas boy lay the holy city of an ancient civilization in all its breadth of ingenuity and narrowness 392 of spirit.
Old English nearu "narrow, constricted, limited; petty; causing difficulty, oppressive; strict, severe," from West Germanic *narwaz "narrowness" (cf. Frisian nar, Old Saxon naru, Middle Dutch nare, Dutch naar); not found in other Germanic languages and of unknown origin. The narrow seas (c.1400) were the waters between Great Britain and the continent and Ireland. Related: Narrowness.
Old English nearwian "to force in, cramp, confine; become smaller, shrink;" see narrow (adj.). Related: Narrowed; narrowing.
c.1200, nearewe "narrow part, place, or thing," from narrow (adj.). Old English nearu (n.) meant "danger, distress, difficulty," also "prison, hiding place."