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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  • He didn't hesitate to straddle her hips and rest on his haunches.

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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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  • 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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  • Jule sat back on his haunches, dizzy with the abrupt return of his power.

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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 devil (Dasyurus or Sarcophilus ursinus) is black, with white bands on neck and haunches.

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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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  • At the same time, concrete haunches were formed to support the road deck units.

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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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  • Tall conical pinnacles arose across the valley, their shale strewn haunches plunging down into the depths of the ravine.

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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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  • Its great haunches shall be dripping knives, covered with gore, that make blood flow.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Both Ed and Princess were a red-brown color with white speckles on their haunches – typical Appaloosas.

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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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  • She was mostly white with freckles across her haunches and a few spots on her neck and chest.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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