Stumpy Sentence Examples
It was a stumpy figure with a round face and a hat like a black halo.
They include three genera, of which the first is represented by the Canadian porcupine (Erethizon dorsatus), a stout, heavily-built animal, with long hairs almost or quite hiding its spines, four frontand five hind-toes, and a short, stumpy tail.
The first of these is the common shoa 1 tailed field-mouse, or "field-vole," Microtus agrestis, which belongs to the typical section of the type genus, and M S is about the size of a 343 mouse, with a short stumpy body, and a Upper and Lower Molars of the Water-Rat tail about one-third the (or Water-Vole), Microtus amphibius.
It was a very tall species, towering above other hominids alive at the time especially the stumpy Homo habilis.
It was his friend of the Harwich train, the stumpy little cure of Essex whom he had warned about his brown paper parcels.Advertisement
Thus the Polyartemiidae, which compensate themselves for their stumpy little tails by having nineteen instead of the normal eleven pairs of branchial feet, consist exclusively of Polyartemia forcipata (Fischer, 1851).
In poultry, there is an oil gland located dorsally to the stumpy tail of the bird.
The camels were not a pretty pair and Krishna 's stumpy teeth, green tongue and foul breath did not endear him to me.
It could be my stumpy fingers you might think but the buttons are so far apart in some occasions as to be ridiculous.
Nothing special although the large stumpy wader known as the Gray Plover made sudden darts to capture its food.Advertisement
The church, which lies past the deserted lighthouse, has stumpy twin towers and a short nave.
Avoid tea-length styles, as the calf-cutting hemline cuts your legs in half and makes them look shorter and stumpy.
Short women with full figures tend to look more polished in styles that highlight the natural waist; empire styles may lend them a "stumpy" appearance.
Rumor has it that short girls can't wear them for fear of looking stumpy.
Neuserre of the Vth Dynasty appears to have been in the shape of a stumpy obelisk on a vast scale, only the base now remains, but hieroglyphic pictures, indicate this form.Advertisement
Lynxes are found in the northern and temperate regions of both the Old and New World; they are smaller than leopards, and larger than true wild cats, with long limbs, short stumpy tail, ears tufted at the tip, and pupil of the eye linear when contracted.
The small Trypanosomes resulting from either of these modes of division differ from typical adults by their stumpy, pyriform shape, the position of the kinetonucleus near the flagellar end of the body, and the absence, during the first part of their youth, of an undulating-membrane.
The black, hairy, snub-nosed face of Vaska Denisov, and his whole short sturdy figure with the sinewy hairy hand and stumpy fingers in which he held the hilt of his naked saber, looked just as it usually did, especially toward evening when he had emptied his second bottle; he was only redder than usual.
A separate family, Notoryctidae, is represented by the marsupial mole (Notoryctes typhlops), of the deserts of south Central Australia, a silky, golden-haired, burrowing creature, with a curious leathery muzzle, and a short, naked stumpy tail.