Barbed sentence example

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  • One of the guards studied a barbed dagger before placing all his weapons in a small sack.
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  • Still, if the attacking side enjoyed an advantage in this respect, the possible landingplaces were few in number and were therefore well indicated, there had been ample time to protect them with earthworks and barbed wire, and in any disembarkation in face of resistance the tactical conditions favour the defence.
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  • Other important manufactures are iron and steel, slaughtering and meat-packing products, boots and shoes, cigars, furniture, men's clothing, hosiery and knit goods, jute and jute goods, linen-thread, malt liquors, brick, cement, barbed wire, wire nails and planing-mill products.
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  • The Papuan bow is rather short, the arrows barbed and tipped with cassowary or human bone.
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  • Across the river is Rock Falls (pop. in 1900, 2176), practically a suburb of Sterling, with foundries and machine-shops and manufactories of agricultural implements, barbed wire and bolts and rivets.
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  • When the prey comes into contact with the tentacles it is paralysed, and at the same time held firmly, by the barbed threads shot out from the stinging organs or nematocysts.
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  • "Grain," or more commonly in the plural "grains," construed as a singular, is the name of an instrument with two or more barbed prongs, used for spearing fish.
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  • Other discoveries include a wooden beaker, barbed arrowheads and armor.
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  • Within the groove of the rostrum two pairs of slender piercers - often barbed at the tip - work to and fro.
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  • A broken barbed and tanged arrowhead was found in the upper levels of the ditch.
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  • Many catfish and some other species have sharp spines (often barbed) on their fins.
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  • Even the lizards had gone on holiday to escape the furnace heat, leaving only barbed wire bushes and a tap 500 yds away.
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  • For the same reason, the Gripple can be used to tension a length of plain wire, but not barbed wire or netting.
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  • You'll have the barbed wire up for Mossie now.
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  • The Battalion had parties of specialist machine-gunners and grenade throwers on stand-by, as well as those ready to repair barbed wire.
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  • It can also be used to make barbed wire.
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  • She climbs over the inner fence covering the barbed wire with a blanket, but hurts her hands on the second fence.
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  • All were clearly marked and surrounded by barbed wire; they were intended to deny these areas to the enemy, not to kill.
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  • By 1914, barbed wire was a standard item in the military defense schemes of all the major belligerents of the Great War.
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  • Enclosed by a high chain link fence, surmounted by barbed wire, the premises were guarded by a squad of uniformed special constables.
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  • During the chase they are likely to be involved in road or rail accidents, or injure themselves in quarry or barbed wire fences.
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  • Advice from experienced fencers is to avoid the use of barbed wire wherever possible.
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  • I had to sneak around all the barbed wire fencing.
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  • Per fess gules and Or in chief a Royal Crown proper and in base a Rose Gules barbed and seeded proper.
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  • Fish are played on barbed hooks and either released after the hook is torn out or clubbed to death.
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  • There are far too many footpaths deliberately blocked with barbed wire or made impassable by water troughs.
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  • Latimer was severely lacerated by some of the barbed wire in the well.
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  • The sucking mouthparts are barbed making fleas difficult to remove.
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  • They have a straight, barbed stinger which can only be used once.
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  • Instead of being held behind barbed wire, the former soldiers have been given the job of turning a waterlogged wasteland into fertile fields.
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  • The latter also had two strands of barbed wire strung along the top.
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  • A literary debut which combines wit with barbed insight f. .
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  • A literary debut which combines wit with barbed insight f..
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  • Tira who thrashes you with a barbed hoop of some sort, and Zasalemel, who looks pretty darn brutal with the scythe.
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  • After stinging, the honeybee normally leaves its barbed stinger in its victim, and then the bee dies.
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  • There is a tendency that these two might easily hurt each other's feelings, and the crab will hide in his shell while Scorpio's sharp barbed tongue lashes out.
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  • Vines and leaves can twine into concentric circles, and barbed wire also makes a striking pattern.
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  • Barbed wire and blood is also a very popular design.
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  • Other styles you can get creative with include barbed wire designs, jewels and beads.
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  • Barbed wire: Many people love this style because it is simple, but it can also be modified to be more unique.
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  • They are sometimes rendered in the Gothic cross style and may feature stylized depictions of barbed wire and daggers.
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  • Add roses to vines or barbed wire for a tough vibe.
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  • Barbed Wire: A common tattoo for the forehead, indicating the wearer has received life without parole.
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  • Incorporating imagery like barbed wire or daggers with your Gothic cross tattoo invokes a message of mystery, anger and pain.
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  • Of course, the actual site is off-limits, surrounded by barbed wire and armed guards.
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  • They are fleshy shrubs, with rounded, woody stems, and numerous succulent branches, composed in most of the species of separate joints or parts, which are much compressed, often elliptic or suborbicular, dotted over in spiral lines with small, fleshy, caducous leaves, in the axils of which are placed the areoles or tufts of barbed or hooked spines of two forms. The flowers are mostly yellow or reddish-yellow, and are succeeded by pear-shaped or egg-shaped fruits, having a broad scar at the top, furnished on their soft, fleshy rind with tufts of small spines.
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  • The fur differs from the overhair, in that it is soft, silky, curly, downy and barbed lengthwise, while the overhair is straight, smooth and comparatively rigid.
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  • Spears of iron-wood, abundantly barbed, and small bows and bamboo arrows free from poison are their principal weapons."
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  • Papuan weapons are the bow and arrow (in the Fly River region, the north and north-east coasts); a beheading knife of a sharp segment of bamboo; a shafted stone club - rayed, disk shaped or ball-headed (in use all over the island); spears of various forms, pointed and barbed; the spear-thrower (on the Finsch coast); and hardwood clubs and shields, widely differing in pattern and ornamentation with the district of their manufacture.
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  • Capture begins among the lower tribes with the hand, without devices, developing knack and skill in seizing, pursuing, climbing, swimming, and maiming without weapons; and proceeds to gathering with devices that take the place of the hand in dipping, digging, hooking and grasping; weapons for striking, whether clubs, missiles or projectiles; edged weapons of capture, which were rare in America; piercing devices for capture, in lances, barbed spears, harpoons and arrows; traps for enclosing, arresting and killing, such as pens, cages, pits, pen-falls, nets, hooks, nooses, clutches, adhesives, deadfalls, impalers, knife traps and poisons; animals consciously and unconsciously aiding in capture; fire in the form of torches, beacons, burning out and smoking out; poisons and asphyxiators; the accessories to hunting, including such changes in food, dress, shelter, travelling, packing, mechanical tools and intellectual apparatus as demanded by these arts.
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  • Among its manufactures are dairy products (there is a large creamery), canned goods, flour and grist mill products, gasoline engines, well-machinery, barbed wire, tiles, ploughs, windmills, cornhuskers, and hay-balers.
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