The principal parts of the instruments fabricated by this artificer, are the barrel, the stock, and the lock.
The beauty is most seen in the proportion of these principal parts, viz.
The feeling of suffering is one of the principal parts of suffering itself.
principal parts: Present, lie; Past, lay; Past participle, lain.
The gourds, such as the orange-gourd, may be planted near an arbour, and be trained up the principal parts.
principal parts: Present, sit; Past, sat; Past participle, sat.
The principal parts of verbs are given which are understood to be in actual use.
principal parts: Present, raise; Past, raised; Past participle, raised.
One could already perceive that the principal parts were to be played by the latter.
principal parts: Present, rise; Past, rose; Past participle, risen.