Paramedics had to remove several ribs to dislodge the sword, which pierced his chest and was left sticking out of his back.
But the air was pierced by an even more dangerous and unsettling sound—the sound of counter-revolution.
She also commented on what might be her most distinguishing feature, her pierced nose.
Add the garlic to the pan and cook for three more minutes, until the fish flakes when pierced with a fork.
Fronting directly on the street is a two-storey wall, pierced by two doorways: entrance and exit to the compound.
They were eyes that pierced his forehead, that laid bare his thoughts.
Platycnemism and the pierced olecranon run in groups for a time.
Now, it chanced that as he went Zinti pierced his foot with a large thorn so that he was only able to travel slowly.
With an awl that he took from his belt Brock pierced Loki's lips.
Shann gazed down at the green water, opaque, not to be pierced to the depths by human sight.
late 13c. "make a hole in; force one's way through," from Anglo-French perser, Old French percier "pierce, transfix, drive through" (12c., Modern French percer), probably from Vulgar Latin *pertusiare, frequentative of Latin pertusus, past participle of pertundere "to thrust or bore through," from per- "through" (see per) + tundere "to beat, pound," from PIE *tund-, from root *(s)teu- "to push, strike, knock, beat, thrust" (see obtuse). Related: Pierced; piercing.