Loins Sentence Examples
Eureka was a dark Appaloosa with dark spots on white loins, quarters and croup.
Such are the white chrysanthemum-like patches on the rump of the Japanese deer and of the American prong-buck (Antilocapra), and the line of hairs situated in a groove on the loins of the African spring-buck.
Its prevailing colour is grey, with a broad black band, bordered with white, commencing on the chest, and passing obliquely over the shoulder, diminishing gradually in breadth as it approaches the loins, where it ends in a point.
A fine head, sloping shoulders, strong loins, lengthy quarters, high-stepping action, flat bone and sound feet are characteristic. The height varies from 16 hands to 16 hands 2 in.
Well, my poor, dear wife, I, personally, feel sorry for you and the helpless little babes of our loins.Advertisement
The banded duiker (C. doriae) from West Africa is golden brown with black transverse bands on the back and loins.
The Lares are brought out to preside over this solemn feast, and for the occasion are incincti or clothed in tunics girt at the loins.
The hackney type of the day is " a powerfully built, short-legged, big horse, with an intelligent head, neat neck, strong, level back, powerful loins, and as perfect shoulders as can be obtained, good feet, flat-boned legs, and a height of from 15 hands 2 in.
In the days of idolatry the only dress worn by the men was a narrow strip of cloth wound around the loins and passed between the legs.
The coat is long and soft, pale silvery grey or light buff in hue, marked with black on the chest and upper parts of the limbs, with transverse stripes on the loins and rings on the tail of the same hue.Advertisement
It is worn across the shoulders, or wrapped round the body, but when bathing, round the loins.
If you have not tried a red Beaume then gird your loins, grit your teeth and demand supplies from your local wine merchant.
Bucks in particular get very greasy with orange muck on their skin across the loins area.
Tired wayfarer, gird up thy loins; look upward, march onward.
Was she not the daughter of thy loins, the child of thy heart, the best beloved to thee of all humanity?Advertisement
In correlation with its burrowing habits, some of the vertebrae of the neck and of the loins are respectively welded together.
Towards morning the fever abates; the pulse falls in frequency, but does not come down to the normal; headache and aching in the loins and limbs become less, but do not cease altogether; the body temperature falls, but does not touch the level of apyrexia.
Untold sorrow has been your lot, Where the sun sets in your loins.
In short, just about anything funny or silly that may tempt your loins will be here.
The dhoti is known under many names, dhutia, pitambar, lungi, &c. In some parts of India half the dhoti only is wound round the loins, the other half being thrown over the left shoulder.Advertisement
Fine action is the best criterion of everything fitting properly, and all a horse's points ought to harmonize or be in proportion to one another, no one point being more prominent than another, such as good shoulders, fine loins or excellent quarters.
The lamb thus drained of blood was to be roasted and entirely consumed by the Israelites, who should be ready with loins girded, shoes on feet and staff in hand so as to be prepared for the exodus.
The loinor waist-cloth prevailed under a very great variety of minor differentiated forms. In Egypt it was the plain short linen cloth wrapped around the loins and tied in front.
Thus we read in Vendidad xviii., " Many there be, noble Zarathustra, who bear the mouth bandage, who have yet not girded their loins with the law.
A good seat on a horse should not be strong merely; it should be graceful; above the loins the body should be loose, so as readily to adapt itself to every motion of the horse, but it should be upright.Advertisement
It should be eaten with loins girded, shoes on feet, and staff in hand because in haste.
The South African springbuck (Antidorcas euchore) is nearly related to the gazelles, from which it is distinguished by the presence on the middle line of the loins of an evertible pouch, lined with long white hairs capable of erection.