Haunches sentence example

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  • The front of the head is not in contact with the haunches of the fore-legs.
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  • I) as to bring the beak into close contact with the haunches of the fore-legs.
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  • The cab-horse, who never slept long at a time, sat upon his haunches and watched the tiny piglets and the kitten with much approval.
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  • The horse should be taught to obey the leg as well as the hand, and, by a slight pressure of the leg, should throw his haunches round to the left or right as occasion may require.
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  • In the middle of the wide intervals between the broad black stripes of the flanks and haunches fainter stripes are generally seen.
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  • Both Ed and Princess were a red-brown color with white speckles on their haunches – typical Appaloosas.
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  • On account of the great extension of the metathorax and the haunches of the large hindlegs, the first abdominal sternite is wanting, and the second is - the stylets.
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  • The greater part of the animal is covered with long brown hair, thick, matted and curly on the shoulders, so as to give the appearance of a hump, but elsewhere straight and hanging down - that of the sides, back and haunches reaching as far as the middle of the legs and entirely concealing the very short tail.
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  • She was mostly white with freckles across her haunches and a few spots on her neck and chest.
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  • They feed chiefly on roots and grasses, in search of which they often travel considerable distances; and when eating they sit on their haunches, holding their food in their fore-paws.
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  • Slipping onto their haunches and sliding, the horses descended with their riders into the ravine.
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  • They, however, had no confidence in the arch, which, as the Hindu says, "never sleeps but is always tending to its own destruction," so that the pointed arch, which had almost become the emblem of the Mahommedan religion, had to be dispensed with for the covered aisles which surrounded the great court, and in the triple entrance gateway the form of an arch only was retained, as it was constructed with horizontal courses of masonry for the haunches, and with long slabs of stone resting one against the other at the top. A similar construction was employed in the great mosque at Ajmere, built A.D.1200-1211at the same time as the Delhi mosque.
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  • When a jack-rabbit starts up before them, one of the coyotes bounds away in pursuit while the other squats on his haunches and waits his turn, knowing full well that the hare prefers to run in a circle, and will soon come round again, when the second wolf takes up the chase and the other rests in his turn..
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  • Deidre shifted with a grunt.  Katie sat back on her haunches, not sure what to do when she couldn't see what she was trying to cut.  Deidre was shaking as hard as Katie was, and Katie crept closer for body heat.
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  • He didn't hesitate to straddle her hips and rest on his haunches.
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  • Heteroptera: Rostrum not in contact with haunches of fore-legs.
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  • Homoptera: Rostrum in contact with haunches of fore-legs.
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  • Jule sat back on his haunches, dizzy with the abrupt return of his power.
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  • At the same time, concrete haunches were formed to support the road deck units.
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  • The devil (Dasyurus or Sarcophilus ursinus) is black, with white bands on neck and haunches.
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  • lyrate or sub-lyrate horns in both sexes, and by the white of the buttocks not extending on to the haunches.
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  • From there the horse dashed in and out of the poles and came to a stop on his haunches.
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  • Tall conical pinnacles arose across the valley, their shale strewn haunches plunging down into the depths of the ravine.
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  • One of six self-feed drill rigs used with Nimbus Ultima core drills to stitch drill the reinforced concrete haunches.
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  • Both Ed and Princess were a red-brown color with white speckles on their haunches – typical Appaloosas.
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  • Its great haunches shall be dripping knives, covered with gore, that make blood flow.
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  • Echoes of the Dodge Charger and Ford Mustang are clearly evident in the masculine lines, with its sloping back and raised rear haunches.
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  • Looking down I saw a stately carriage and pair, the brilliant lamps gleaming on the glossy haunches of the noble chestnuts.
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  • The Silphidae, or carrion beetles, form one of the best-known families of this group. They are rotund or elongate insects with conical front haunches, the elytra generally covering (fig.
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  • The articular surfaces of the haunches (coxae) of the fore-legs are often conical or globular, so that each limb works in a ball-and-socket joint, while the hind haunches are large, displacing the ventral sclerites of the first two abdominal segments (fig.
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  • Good Dog: Good Dog is sure to tug at your heart strings as the Ridgeback here is sitting on his haunches, head cocked adorably to one side and of course, tail wagging a mile a minute!
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  • Fatigue: A normally active cat will suddenly lack the energy to play and may lie down or sit on its haunches constantly.
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