In another moment Rostov's horse dashed its breast against the hindquarters of the officer's horse, almost knocking it over, and at the same instant Rostov, without knowing why, raised his saber and struck the Frenchman with it.
The hindquarters are comparatively large and heavy, while the tail is long, deep and more or less laterally compressed, evidently adapted for swimming.
hindquarters of an animal.
He was not a big dog, but was very compact and had super hindquarters, a lovely pale coat and was very glamorous.
hindquarters moderately angulated with well turned stifles.
In many cases, slightly raising the hindquarters is all that is necessary.
Karay finished scratching his hindquarters and, cocking his ears, got up with quivering tail from which tufts of matted hair hung down.
Thus, " Some existing men are poets," " All existing men are mortal," " Some conceivable centaurs are human in their forequarters," " All conceivable centaurs are equine in their hindquarters," are all categorical judgments, while the two first are also categorical judgments of existence.
The reddish Lyubim rushed forward from behind Milka, sprang impetuously at the wolf, and seized it by its hindquarters, but immediately jumped aside in terror.
The forelegs should be straight and strong and the hindquarters moderately angulated with well turned stifles.
I pressed myself flat on the sledge until whoosh -- The wolf leaped over me and sank its jaws Into my horse's hindquarters.
They look immensely strong and yet are well-balanced with unhurried, steady and smooth movement which is driven by powerful hindquarters.
They are propelled by extremely strong hindquarters; when they run it appears effortless and truly beautiful.
She may get down on all fours and lift her hindquarters into the air with her tail straight up.
If shown, the coat is clipped to expose the muzzle, hindquarters and back legs, and the tail is left with a tuft.
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