Sportsmen sentence example
The game in the North Woods attracts large numbers of sportsmen during the autumn season.
The four-horned antelope (Tetracerus quadricornis) and the gazelle (Gazelles bennetti), the chinkara or " ravine deer " of sportsmen, are also found in India.
At Belleek it forms a considerable waterfall and is here well known to sportsmen for its good salmon fishing.
It is navigable only for a few miles above the mouth, but its salmon fisheries are both attractive to sportsmen and of considerable commercial value.
They usually show little aptitude for business or for sedentary pursuits; but, on the other hand, they are born equestrians and sportsmen.Advertisement
The Bhutias are no sportsmen.
Black-tailed mule deer are still favourite game for sportsmen.
The Polish gentry were still the umpires as well as the stake-holders; the best candidates generally won the day; and the defeated competitors were driven out of the country by force of arms if they did not take their discomfiture, after a fair fight, like sportsmen.
Fisheries.-Although the trout and salmon of the fresh waters in the interior are a great attraction to sportsmen,.
In this ruminant, which is of a dark-brown colour, the relatively smooth black horns diverge outwards in a manner resembling those of the bharal among the sheep rather than in goat-fashion; and, in fact, this tur, which has only a very short beard, is so bharal-like that it is commonly called by sportsmen the Caucasian bharal.Advertisement
The advance of cultivation, even more than the incessant attacks of sportsmen, has gradually caused the tiger to become a rare animal in large tracts of country; but it is scarcely probable that he will ever be exterminated from India.
The king of the deer tribe is the sdmbhar or jarau (Cervus unicolor), erroneously called " elk " by sportsmen.
The gaur (Bos gaurus), the " bison " of sportsmen, is found in all.
The few sportsmen who have visited the higher parts of the great northern rivers have found excellent trout-fishing, with pike, perch, char and grayling, the char occurring in the uppermost parts of the rivers, and the grayling below them.
With the aid and in the company of two English sportsmen, William C. Oswell and Mungo Murray, he was able to undertake a journey to Lake Ngami, which had never yet been seen by a white man.Advertisement
A popular name with Indian sportsmen is "barking deer," on account of the alarm-cry - a kind of short shrill bark, like that of a fox, but louder.
By naturalists the name "ibex" has been extended to embrace all the kindred species of wild goats, while by sportsmen it is used in a still more elastic sense, to include not only the true wild goat (known in India as the Sind ibex) but even the short-horned Hemitragus hylocrius of the Nilgiris.
Sportsmen and women therefore consume more branched-chain amino acids than anyone else, whether they engage in sports involving strength or endurance.
The circumference of the fore-foot is half the height at the shoulder, a circumstance which enables sportsmen to estimate approximately the size of their quarry.
The Andamanese are, indeed, bright and merry companions, busy in their own pursuits, keen sportsmen, naturally independent and not lustful, but when angered, cruel, jealous, treacherous and vindictive, and always unstable - in fact, a people to like but not to trust.Advertisement
It has been called the "garden of Shetland," and offers inducements to sportsmen in its trout and game.
Chamois-hunting, in spite of, or perhaps owing to the great danger attending it, has always been a favourite pursuit among the hardy mountaineers of Switzerland and Tirol, as well as of the amateur sportsmen of all countries, with the result that the animal is now comparatively rare in many districts where it was formerly common.
In ordinary parlance fly is often used in the sense of the common house-fly (Musca domestica); and by English colonists and sportsmen in South Africa in that of a species of tsetse-fly (Glossin g), or a tract of country ("belt") in which these insects abound (see Tsetse-Fly).
At rumor of his arrival all the Mill-dam sportsmen are on the alert, in gigs and on foot, two by two and three by three, with patent rifles and conical balls and spy-glasses.
What sportsmen! and as if scorning to say more to the frightened and shamefaced count, he lashed the heaving flanks of his sweating chestnut gelding with all the anger the count had aroused and flew off after the hounds.Advertisement
Natasha looked from one to the other as a hunted and wounded animal looks at the approaching dogs and sportsmen.
Loughborough University is world renowned and has produced countless world class sportsmen and women in virtually every sport.
The NovaKur Special Joint Gel can also help sportsmen and sportswomen to calm and revitalize tired and strained joints.
The replacement was a form of " no fault " insurance applying to all categories of claimants, including sportsmen.
The HAC4 has a total of 57 functions and provides sportsmen and sportswomen with vital information to add to their sporting experiences.Advertisement
He has been regularly forgiven by his coaches, by his teachers and by his team-mates, as talented sportsmen so often are.
Terry opened the batting for his house, and being a good all round sportsmen was expected to achieve a good score.
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This is an online photographic encyclopedia of international athletes, including sportsmen and sportswomen from the 1950s onwards.
Introduced several decades ago, at first they were primarily worn by sportsmen.Advertisement
For the sportsman, a personalized hunting knife is a quite popular gift idea as well as a sportsmen's set with a multi-use pocket knife, flashlight and compass.
It does sound like a joke, but regular snowboarders or other winter sportsmen know that spending that much time on, and in, the snow requires some serious cold weather gear.
Their mission statement, "If you have a body, you are an athlete," shows that commitment to serving and motivating sportsmen from all walks of life, no matter what their skill level.
The Get-A-Grip's small size makes it a traveling favorite, and many avid snow sportsmen stash a pair or two into their luggage before taking off for that winter vacation.
Despite their original purpose of serving active sportsmen in wet conditions, water shoes can be worn nearly anywhere.Advertisement
Since their beginning, the Olympics have provided athletes a common goal to strive for and spectators a chance to see the world's best sportsmen compete for the gold.
With options like water resistance, a countdown timer, a fishing timer and a hunting timer, the Sports line of Casio watches for men is designed for all types of athletes and sportsmen.
Although the watch might be perfect for sportsmen, it is designed for anyone who loves a distinctive style and high quality craftsmanship at an affordable price.
The relationship between extreme sports and Sector watches was important, but lately the company has looked to move away from the exclusive nature of extreme sports and is now seeking a closer connection with sportsmen of all levels.
When sportsmen and sportswomen consider purchases to help them with their particular sport, the items that are high on the agenda are items such as training shoes or perhaps clothing.Advertisement
The establishment of shows at Newcastle-on-Tyne in June 1859 secured for dogs attention which had been denied them up to that time, although sportsmen had appreciated their value for centuries and there had been public coursing meetings since the reign of Charles I.
But neither the promoters nor the sportsmen who supported it could have had the faintest idea as to how popular dog shows would become.
The native wild ducks are carefully preserved for sportsmen, in whose interests pheasants, red and fallow deer, and brown and rainbow trout have been very successfully acclimatized.
The fisheries of the Bann and of Lough Neagh (especially for salmon) are of value both commercially and to sportsmen, the small town of Toome, at the outflow of the river, being the centre.
In the hills they require tough ankle boots because of the rocks and many sportsmen still wear gaiters.Advertisement
British parachutists are high-class sportsmen and women at the peak of their chosen sport.