How to use Forelegs in a sentence
The forelegs should be straight with strong pasterns and set well under the body.
Rook tried to rise on his forelegs but fell back, pinning his rider's leg.
The forelegs should be straight and strong and the hindquarters moderately angulated with well turned stifles.
Bending my long neck to look down, I saw the astonishing view of two clean, white equine forelegs.
The goat was still on her side, pawing the ground with her forelegs and bleating miserably as she strained in vain.Advertisement
Beedrill fly at incredibly high speeds and they attack using the large venomous stingers on their forelegs and tails.
The horse was an old, worn-out chestnut, with an ill-kept coat, and bones that showed plainly through it; the knees knuckled over, and the forelegs were very unsteady.
Nearer and nearer... now she was ahead of it; but the wolf turned its head to face her, and instead of putting on speed as she usually did Milka suddenly raised her tail and stiffened her forelegs.
Information required for proper fit usually includes collar size, chest size as measured just behind the forelegs and body length from the base of the neck to where the tail begins.
The forelegs should be straight with firm and tight elbows and slightly sloping pasterns.Advertisement
The Mantidae or " praying insects " have the prothorax elongate and the forelegs powerful and raptorial, while the large, broad head is prominent.
They are readily distinguished by the somewhat rounded prothorax beneath which the head is usually concealed, while the forelegs are unmodified.
One species can utter a cry when pained or alarmed, and the tall-standing frilled lizard can lift its forelegs, and squat or hop like a kangaroo.
In the thorax the pronotum and prosternum are closely associated with the mesothorax, but the pleura of the prothorax are usually shifted far forwards, so that the forelegs are inserted just behind the head.