Usage examples for Compasses

  1. You all know how magnets pick up things and I bet you even know that the earth itself is one great big magnet- that's why compasses always point north. – Toy Shop by Henry Maxwell Dempsey
  2. The answer came from an inner office, and a good- looking youth, wonderfully like Mr Girtley, came out with a pencil across his mouth, a pen behind his ear, a scale in one hand, and a pair of compasses in the other. – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn