The young seedlings are sometimes nibbled by the hare and rabbit; and on parts of the highland hills both bark and shoots are eaten in the winter by the roe-deer; larch woods should always be fenced in to keep out the hill-cattle, which will browse upon the shoots in spring.
He chuckled as she nibbled timidly at his neck.
The bay wandered up and nibbled at the hay.
Dean looked longingly at a half-finished apple pie—set out of reach by Cynthia—while he nibbled on cold salmon and salad.
She nibbled on her lower lip and stared at the papers in her hand, avoiding his probing gaze.
He nibbled at her jacket and nickered again.
The little man felt carefully in his pocket and pulled out the tiny piglets, setting them upon the grass one by one, where they ran around and nibbled the tender blades.
By the time he'd nibbled at a salad for lunch and changed into a suit, he was a nervous wreck.
At length, as I leaned with my elbow on the bench one day, it ran up my clothes, and along my sleeve, and round and round the paper which held my dinner, while I kept the latter close, and dodged and played at bopeep with it; and when at last I held still a piece of cheese between my thumb and finger, it came and nibbled it, sitting in my hand, and afterward cleaned its face and paws, like a fly, and walked away.
The servant brought back his tumbler turned upside down, * with an unfinished bit of nibbled sugar, and asked if anything more would be wanted.
He nibbled at her shirt and she ran her fingers across his velvety muzzle.
The blood was pounding in her neck when he nibbled on her earlobe.
Deidre nibbled on her food then pushed it aside to drink the coffee.
Elisabeth slowly stood, leaned into him with her whole body, put her lips to his ear, and nibbled softly on his earlobe.
The last have nibbled for me a quarter of an acre clean.
The old woman, lowering her eyes but casting side glances at the newcomers, had turned her cup upside down and placed a nibbled bit of sugar beside it, and sat quietly in her armchair, though hoping to be offered another cup of tea.
She nibbled on her lower lip with her tiny fangs.
She nibbled on her lower lip, thinking furiously.