How to use Tails in a sentence
Dormice a r e small arboreal rodents, with long hairy tails, large eyes and ears, and short fore-limbs, ranging over Europe, Asia and Africa.
In Limulus Lankester found (15) the spermatozoa to possess active flagelliform " tails," and to resemble very closely those of Scorpio which, as are those of most terrestrial Arthropoda, are actively motile.
Like most other young animals, fox-cubs are exceedingly playful, and may be seen chasing one another in front of the mouth of the burrow, or even running after their own tails.
They are heavily built ruminants, with horns of nearly equal size in both sexes, short tapering tails, large hoofs, narrow goat-like upper molars, and usually small face-glands.
The genus Atherura includes the brush-tailed porcupines which are much smaller animals, with long tails tipped with bundles of flattened spines.Advertisement
They are less strictly nocturnal in their habits; and with one exception live entirely in trees, having in correspondence with this long and powerful prehensile tails.
They are of a lighter build than the ground-porcupines, with short, close, many-coloured spines, often mixed with hairs, and prehensile tails.
Both in size and form considerable variability is displayed, the species of Holochilus being some of the largest, while the common white-footed mouse (Eligmodon leucopus) of North America is one of the smaller forms. Some kinds, such as Oryzomys and Peromyscus have long, rat-like tails, while others, like Acodon, are short-tailed and more volelike in appearance.
Finally, we have the marmots (Arctomys), which are larger and more heavily built rodents, with short ears, more or less short tails and rudimentary or no cheek-pouches.
Voles, as typified by the water-rat and the tailed fieldmouse, are stouter built and shorter-nosed rodentsthan the typical rats and mice, with smaller ears and eyes and shorter tails; all being good burrowers.Advertisement
They hay e large heads, projecting incisors, no ears, almost functionless eyes and moderately long tails; the skin, with the exception of a few hairs on the body and frinr-es on the feet, being naked.
In Atherura fasciculata of the Malay Peninsula the spines are flattened, and the tails long and scaly, with a tuft of compressed bristles.
The family, Chinchillidae, typified by the wellknown chinchilla, includes a small number of South American rodents with large ears and proportionately great auditory bullae in the skull, elongated hind-limbs, bushy tails, very soft fur and perfect clavicles.
Among these, the tuco-tucos (Ctenomys) are characterized by their burrowing habits, almost rudimentary ears, small eyes, short tails and the kidneyshaped grinding-surfaces of their cheek-teeth.
The species of Octodon have larger ears, longer, tufted tails and the sides of the cheekteeth indented by plates of enamel; they are chiefly found in hedgerows and bushes, where they burrow.Advertisement
They are small rodents with complete clavicles, foreand hind-limbs of nearly equal length, no external tails and short ears.
King, that in the case of the so-called spectrum of cyanogen these tails can be observed.
As the sun rises, they pass a little beyond the halo and exhibit flaming tails.
The tails are almost black and make up most handsomely into trimmings, muffs, &c. Tails worked separately in these forms are as rich and fine and more durable than any other fur suitable for a like purpose.
The fur of the skin itself is something like a dark silky raccoon, but is not as attractive as the tails.Advertisement
The tails are used for artists' "sable" brushes.
The tails when split into two or three, with small strips of narrow tape so as to separate the otherwise dense fur, formerly made very handsome sets of trimmings, ties and muffs, and the probabilities are, as with other fashions, such use will have its period of revival.
The tails have also been worked, in the manner explained with regard to the baum marten, as sets of trimmings and in other forms. Stone martens are found in Russia, Bosnia, Turkey, Greece, Germany, the Alps and France.
The very finest skins are chiefly used for stoles and muffs, and the general run for coachmen's capes and carriage rugs, which are very handsome when the tails, which are marked with rings of dark and light fur alternately, are left on.
The tails are dark and very small, and when required for ends of boas three or four are made as one.Advertisement
As soon as the dog succeeded in doing this the animals were parted, often by the attendants biting their tails, and the badger was again shut up in his box, which, at a signal from the time-keeper, was again opened.
The leaves of the henna plant are used to impart a bright red color to the palms of the hands, the soles of the feet, and the nails of both hands and feet, of women and children, the hair of old ladies and the tails of horses.
The axe was at the close of the prehistoric age a square slab of copper (7) with one sharp edge; small projecting tails then appeared at each end of the back (8), and increased until the long tail for lashing on to the handle is more than half the length of the axe in an iron one of Roman (?) age (13).
Once more Ali turned Turk and fought against his recent friends with such success that in the end he remained in possession of Butrinto, Prevesa and Vonitza on the coast, was created pasha " of three tails " by the sultan, and received the congratulations of Nelson.
Under Greek influence he was identified with Pan, and just as there was supposed to be a number of Panisci, so the existence of many Fauni was assumed - misshapen and mischievous goblins of the forest, with pointed ears, tails and goat's feet, who loved to torment sleepers with hideous nightmares.
They have very small eyes, blunt snouts, inconspicuous ears and short limbs and tails, in all of which points they are markedly contrasted with true rats and mice.
Their soft fur, huge staring eyes, rudimentary tails and imperfectly developed index-fingers render lorises easy of recognition.
Sharks are caught in enormous numbers with hook and harpoon; the flesh is considered by some to have aphrodisiacal properties; the dried fins and tails are exported to China; the oil is used for smearing boats.
In addition to their stout build and long thickly haired tails, marmots are characterized by the absence of cheek-pouches, and the rudimentary first front-toe, which is furnished with a flat nail, as well as by certain features of the skull and cheek-teeth.
In addition to their long hind and short fore limbs, jerboas are mostly characterized by their silky coats - of a fawn colour to harmonize with their desert surroundings - their large eyes, and long tails and ears.
Both species of Xema are readily distinguished from all other gulls by their forked tails.
The hair, though generally hidden by the char-kadd, is at times exposed and plaited into innumerable little tails of great length, while a coquettish little skull-cap of embroidery, or shawl, or colored silk is worn.
Agoutis are slender-limbed rodents, with five front and three hind toes (the first front toe very minute), and very short tails.
It was in the recess in the back wall of this hall that the famous Peacock Throne used to stand, "so called from its having the figures of two peacocks standing behind it, their tails being expanded and the whole so inlaid with sapphires, rubies, emeralds, pearls and other precious stones of appropriate colours as to represent life."
Jackals are readily tamed; and domesticated individuals are said, when called by their masters, to wag their tails, crouch and throw themselves on the ground, and otherwise behave in a dog-like fashion.
They have heavily fringed necks and tufted tails; the bucks carry long sublyrate and heavily ringed horns, but the does are horn- - - less.
One was founded on the description by the Swedish sailor Niklas KBping of the ferocious men with long tails inhabiting the Nicobar Islands.
They have elongated hind-limbs and long hairy tails; and progress by leaps, in the same manner as jerboas, from which they differ in having five hind-toes.
It may be added that the long tails of most tame breeds are, like wool, in all probability the results of domestication.
Both breeds, which have short tails and small horns (present only in the rams), were regarded by the German naturalist Fitzinger as specifically distinct from the domesticated Ovis cries of Europe; and for the first type he proposed the name 0.
Baboons are for the most part large terrestrial monkeys with short or medium-sized tails, and long naked dog-like muzzles, in the truncated extremity of which are pierced the nostrils.
He supposed their tails to result from the action of solar rays, which, in traversing their mass, bore off with them some of their subtler particles to form trains directed away.
Many of the species have medium or even long tails, while some are nearly double the size of the typical representative of the group. All, however, have large cheek-pouches, whence the name of pouched marmots, by which they are sometimes called; and they have the first fronttoe rudimentary, as in marmots.
From the other genera of that group (Cebinae) with prehensile tails capuchins are distinguished by the comparative shortness of that appendage, and the absence of a naked area on the under surface of its extremity.
They are pretty little animals, varying from the size of a small cat to less than that of a rat, with large eyes and ears, soft woolly fur and long tails.
The characters of the bones preserved, and certain rude but graphic representations carved on bones or reindeers' antlers, enable us to know that they were rather small in size and heavy in build, with large heads and rough shaggy manes and tails, much like, in fact, the recently extinct tarpans or wild horses of the steppes of the south of Russia, and the still-surviving Mongolian wild pony or " Przewalski's horse."
Muscle atrophy in rodents is created by suspending the animals by their tails for weeks or months at a time.
In fact they are very agile climbers, using their long tails to balance.
The ants went berserk their tails flicking high, all swarming to the point of contact with the bush.
I am looking to get some decent bettas from a good breeder (opposed to the usual pet shop veil tails) Thanks 108.
Hamsters are peculiar little rodents with large cheek pouches and short stubby tails.
The former fires red tails to cherry bursts with red pistils whilst the latter provides red and blue mines bursting into silver chrysanthemums.
On the back is written " You will choose the 10p coin which will be tails up " .
Bullock tails were used to make the man and tail, horse hair being considered not curly enough for the purpose.
They look really cute with their tails hanging out of the back!
They had also had their tails docked, believed to be illegally.
Gentlemen may wear this collar on their evening tails (with white silk facings if they are members of the Hereford Hunt Club ).
Poached salmon in a cream and mustard sauce Crayfish tails provencale Sirloin steak if you don't feel fishy!
It's a 25 shot green and silver glitter with willow and red tails cake.
Whether music is written with tails or beams is partly a matter of style but can also indicate note grouping during performance.
Fireballs are caused by meteors a few centimeters in diameter and can leave tails that persist for several minutes.
Two excellent birds were the impressive Giant Kingfisher and the small Speckled mousebirds with long streamer tails.
The panels contained three or four cells each, and remain truer to Fleming's original literary tails than the later cinematic outings.
On the gunwales of the barge are large brass dolphins, whose curled tails form convenient rowlocks.
They creep up behind them real slow, knock into their tails and then scarper as quickly as possible.
Beedrill fly at incredibly high speeds and they attack using the large venomous stingers on their forelegs and tails.
Instead pictures of tables laden with roast swan, lambs ' tails stew and Gloucestershire Royal Pie come to mind.
All of the lobster tails breaded george lucas science-fiction the rocks along.
The smart restaurant serves fantastic tapas dishes throughout the day - including Parma ham crisps, crayfish tails and baby octopus.
They are mostly brown but have tiny, square, white patches at the corners of their tails.
The further along the lightly wooded valley we went, the more males with full tails were encountered.
The investigation of this substance and its properties (see Radioactivity) has proceeded so far as to render it probable that the theory of the unalterability of elements, and also the hitherto accepted explanations of various celestial phenomena - the source of solar energy and the appearances of the tails of comets - may require recasting.
The abdomen consists of ten segments, the tenth furnished with long and slender multi-articulate tails, which appear to be only two in number at first, but an intermediate one gradually develops itself (though this latter is often lost in the winged insect).
The abdomen consists of ten segments; at the end are either two or three long multi-articulate tails; in the male the ninth joint bears forcipated appendages; in the female the oviducts terminate at the junction of the seventh and eighth ventral segments.
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).
The squirrel-monkeys were formerly classed with the douroucoulis (see DouRoucouLI), but, on account of their brain-structure, they have been transferred to the Cebinae (see CAPUCHIN-MONKEY), from the other members of which they differ by their practically non-prehensile tails and smaller size, while they are further distinguished by their comparatively large eyes and the backward prolongation of the hinder part of the head.
In general structure they all closely resemble human beings, as in the absence of tails; in their semi-erect position (resting on finger-tips or knuckles); in the shape of vertebral column, sternum and pelvis; in the adaptation of the arms for turning the palm uppermost at will; in the possession of a long vermiform appendix to the short caecum of the intestine; in the size of the cerebral hemispheres and the complexity of their convolutions.
Why did your mother tie your tails?
Hearing this apology the Tiger and the Lion stopped lashing their tails and retreated with dignified steps to the side of the Princess.
Often when he went his rounds I clung to his coat tails while he collected and punched the tickets.
I love their affectionate ways and the eloquent wag of their tails.
Next Spanish hides, with the tails still preserving their twist and the angle of elevation they had when the oxen that wore them were careering over the pampas of the Spanish Main--a type of all obstinacy, and evincing how almost hopeless and incurable are all constitutional vices.
When I approached carelessly and alarmed them, they made a sudden splash and rippling with their tails, as if one had struck the water with a brushy bough, and instantly took refuge in the depths.
It was selected with skill and insight by Patrick Johnson who, resplendent in top hat and tails, played it on the piano.
Charging down a 1 mile long mountain run, cutting back and spraying rooster tails of snow in the air.
The food menu is impressive -- the scampi tails are excellent.
Barney tails him and his socialite friend to that den of iniquity, the Purple Shade Club, where Carol sings.
Admiring the long, plumy, swishy tails of other farmyard animals, he decides to straighten his own.
The solar wind has large effects on the tails of comets and even has measurable effects on the trajectories of spacecraft.
Finally before turn out the male or tup lambs are castrated and all lambs tails are docked.
Please also consider the specific suitability of each attraction, de tails of w hich follow.
Slalom skis have flat bottoms and wider tails, and allow for more ease and comfort when attempting to get up on to the surface of the water.
Tails or no tails, or whether wearing a colored shirt is acceptable or not should be found out before the event in question.
As mentioned above, tails versus no tails is a big question when it comes to tuxedo renting.
The fluffy tails that may measure up to eight inches in diameter or more, help the cats keep warm in cold weather as well as help them balance their hefty bodies in deep snow.
Cat Tails is a country western sing-a-long that pokes fun at the unconditional love we have for our cats.
Some cats have long tails while others are born with nearly no tail at all.
With very careful and selective breeding, the crossed eyes and kinked tails of Siamese cats, which are considered undesirable traits, have been almost completely bred out.
Ultimate Flash Sonic Game - This is a fast-paced Sonic game where you can choose to play as Sonic, Tails, Cream or Knuckles.
Miles "Tails" Prower, which is a spin off on "miles per hour", is a yellow friend of Sonic's.
Tails flies quickly by spinning his tails like the rotor of a helicopter.
Tails may appear meek and timid at times, but when it comes to helping Sonic he becomes brave and his self-esteem is boosted.
Many of the free downloadable virtual pets also wag their tails, like to play and need to eat.
Modern styles have wider tips and tails making the need for a longer ski no longer necessary.
When your weight is on the tails of the ski, it is known as a "backseat posture."
As a result, you may end up pushing your tails or skidding your turns, which is a far less efficient form of skiing.
Modern skis are shapely, with small waists and wider tips and tails.
If you see that you are transferring your weight to your ski tails, in what is call a "backseat" position, the ski is probably too long.
Older ringer bearers (ages 4 to 10) can often wear a full tuxedo, with tails if that will match the wedding party.
From tails to top hats, anything goes when it comes to outfitting the groom, groomsmen, ushers, and even the ring bearer.
Get him and his groomsmen suited up in tuxedos with long tails, vests and top hats.
If the groom and groomsmen are wearing tails, the bridesmaids should definitely wear long dresses.
The jacket on this suit is cropped in the front, with rounded tails in the back, which is adorable on younger boys.
Offering several different cuts of boys' tuxedos, including straight jacket and cropped jacket with tails, this shop has a good selection from which to choose.
Costumes include character headpieces, arm and leg warmers, tails and decorated dresses.
In contrast, NGA Greyhound puppies have longer, wider bodies and thicker tails.
Tails are typically docked to be level with the back of the skull, and are held upright.The Welsh's expression should display intelligence and good humor as befits his lively and inquisitive nature.
It is really rather funny when you just start looking only at ears and tails.
Some dogs have thin, wiry tails while others may have thick, fluffy tails.
These toy dogs have small compact bodies with heavily plumed tails and a smooth gait when they run or walk distances.
Many Eric fans are interested in Viking jewelry to show their support of the character and some True Blood inspired jewelry features Viking designs.Skarsgård also is a supporter of the Tails for Whales (IFAW).
Twisted Tails Unique Horsehair Jewelry - Owner and jeweler Kim Howell began selling her horsehair jewelry online in 2002.
It's also very lightweight with broad shoulders, 38" long tails, and twin breast pockets.
It is dry clean only and has coconut buttons as well as split tails.
For more formal occasions, this coat was worn with what a modern man would recognize as cutaway tails for a tuxedo.
Four tail ski hat with bells - This blue fleece hat features, as its name suggests, four tails, each with a bell on the end.
There are Itachis, Pein, Nine Tails, Sasuke, Mangekyus, and Byakugan styles.
Naruto contact lenses come in many forms depending on whether he is accessing the Nine Tails Fox, in Perfect Sage mode, or normal.
You can find Nine Tails lenses at 9sfx if you'd like to look the part of Naruto himself.
When Naruto isn't accessing the Nine Tails Fox, his eyes are a bright blue.
Thus, for the sake of being pedantically accurate, this is the game that first introduced Sonic's pal Tails Miles Prower who would later go on to feature in many of later titles.
Featuring Sonic's stationary spin attack as well as Tails as a playable character in his own right, Chaos is one of the least well know titles in the series.
Tails plays rather differently, although his attacks are accessed via the same button combinations.
As opposed to Sonic's Strike Dash, Tails is endowed with the ability to fly (Chaos is the first game that players are given control over this ability).
Sonic and his friends must race against each other to save Tails and Amy, who have been turned into trading cards by Dr. Eggman using a strange camera he created.
Playing as the regular Naruto may be fun, but if you want to unleash the red chakra and gain access to the powers of the Nine Tails Fox, you must unlock Kyuubi Naruto.
They'll greet you with wagging tails and cute, wet-nosed grins.
Your goal is to get to Dr. Eggman who has transformed Amy and Tails into cards and obtain the Master Emerald before your opponent does.
Other notable names found during the Genesis' run were Toejam and Earl, Ecco the Dolphin, Tails, and Knuckles.
A simple multiplayer mode was also included with Sonic 2; for this each player took control of either Sonic or Tails on a split-screen arena (most of the single player zones were available).
After being tricked by Eggman into thinking that Sonic and Tails are trying to steal the chaos emeralds (which Knuckles guards) in order to steal them for himself, the Echidna pursues the heroic duo and ignores the true threat.
Miles "Tails" Prower premiered in Sonic the Hedgehog 2.
He is a fox with dual tails and this gives him the ability to hover in the hair for a short time.
There's Sonic, Golden Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, Shadow, and more!
When you are buying lobster tails, it is the tail of this lobster that you are probably buying.
I like this recipe for grilled lobster tails because it is both simple and can be varied easily.
Split the lobster tails down the back using a large sharp knife.
Place the tails meat side down on the grill.
The tails should be done in ten minutes.
Assign each coin that comes up tails two points.
Two coins that come up heads and one that comes up tails would give the toss a value of eight.
Said to resemble the tails of two fish or the shapes of two tear drops, the two halves of the inner circle are in opposite colors.
The symbol itself is often said to resemble two teardrops or the tails of two fish, one white and one black.
A three heads or three tails coin toss is called a changing signs toss, often referred to as moving signs.
Another method used for the coin toss divination is the point system that assigns three points to each coin that lands heads up and two points for those that land tails up.
If the seeker uses real coins, it is easy to record the results by checking heads or tails for each of the coins in the specified area.
Sperm cells have long tails which they use to "swim" into a woman's reproductive tract and reach an egg.
If the tails can't move, the sperm can't swim.
Along with mind-bending technology, you can expect fresh prints; for example, one suit features a line of vibrant flowers that tails to one side of the suit, and bold inventive colors that all work in tandem to help you look your very best.
The aptly named Aqua Tails certainly puts one in mind of sea-themed parties, and pretty mermaids.
Some reviews of the figures note that some of the parts, especially tails, fall off after regular use.
Heads means one space and tails means two spaces.
If your hair is layered, the stylist may make several smaller pony tails, each gathered with an elastic band, grouping the hair together by layer length.
For example, if you can find a school girl uniform, wear that and pull your hair into two pony tails on the side of your head.
Fabric stores - often overlooked by those who don't sew, many of these fabric stores stock lots of ready-made Halloween accessories including masks, pistols, ears and tails, makeup and more.
Mermaid costumes with tails come in a variety of sizes and designs, and are made to fit aspiring sea goddesses of all ages from infants to adults.
Most feature little tails and tops made from iridescent fabric, lightly padded fins with decorative stitching, and expandable side vents that allow for extra kicking room.
It has a green jacket with tails, green breeches, a green top hat and a white sleeveless shirt with a green bow tie attached.
The other deluxe costume has a jacket with long tails, breeches and a white satin vest covered in green shamrocks.
Doing this beforehand insures that you'll be able to make heads or tails of the card you receive.
Spoilers get people to log into websites, buy magazines, scan commercials and even watch the 'coming next' that tails every modern day soap opera.
You'll often find clip-on tails that secure to the back of pants, but you can also make a tail with stuffed pantyhose.
Ears and tails can be made of yarn of contrasting colors and textures to make a dog more interesting.
Tails can also be braided or made of pompons or tassels.
Grilled lobster tails are easier to eat than traditional whole lobsters.
The tails of rock, Florida and Caribbean lobsters are the best to grill.
Maine lobster tails are also tasty when grilled, though they don't contain as much meat as the crustacean's large front claws.
You don't have to be a gourmet cook to grill succulent lobster tails on the grill.
If you are using frozen lobster tails, you must thaw them first by placing them in a plastic bag and submerging them in warm water.
Place the lobster tails shell-side down on a cutting board.
Then, use a large knife or sharp kitchen shears to cut the tails in half length-wise.
While the grill is heating season the lobster tails.
You can simply salt and pepper the tails or create a seasoned butter with lemon juice, a clove of garlic, and some fresh dill.
Melt the seasoned butter in the microwave and thoroughly baste the lobster tails.
Place the seasoned lobster tails flesh side down on the hot grill.
Then, flip the lobster tails so the shell side is directly on the grill grate.
Remove lobster tails from grill, baste with seasoned butter, and allow to cool slightly before serving.
By grilling lobster tails instead of boiling or baking them you create an intense flavor.
These pans can be used for everything from making popcorn tobaking lobster tails.
Cooking frozen lobster tails is not difficult but it does require a little savoir faire.
The key to creating delectable dishes using frozen lobster tails is as much in the selecting and thawing as it is in the preparation.
Before you begin, it is important to keep in mind that frozen tails are slightly tougher than fresh tails.
You may not achieve the melt-in-your-mouth texture that is often associated with fresh lobster tails when cooking from frozen.
The best way to thaw lobster tails is in the refrigerator overnight.
If you need a faster thaw, try putting the tails in a food storage bag and put the bag in cool water.
You can cook frozen lobster tails any number of ways.
Begin by bringing the water to a boil and add the tails, making sure that each tail is fully submersed.
Baked tails have a rich flavor because the meat is cooked in its own juices.
Grilling is an excellent choice if you have selected rock lobster tails.
This approach is a little more complicated because the tails need to be strategically placed in the broiler for optimal results.
The distance from the broiler depends on the size of the tails and the temperature of the broiler.
A 6-ounce tail would be broiled about 6 to 7 inches from the heat but larger tails require more distance from the heat source.
Baking is complicated since the amount of time depends on the temperature the recipe calls for and the size of the tails.
As a rule of thumb, broil the tails one minute per ounce.
Learning how to cook lobster tails takes time and the best approach for wary beginners is steaming.
As you become familiar with cooking frozen lobster tails, experiment with different culinary techniques.
Soon you may be creating your own recipes for lobster tails.
Try grilled lobster tails in addition to barbequing whole lobsters.
Free tails are offered in cases of total disability or death.
If you're attending a "formal" party, you have a choice of tuxedo boxers, bikinis and thongs, which can also have tails attached at the back.
Most fairy tails feature fantasy characters that are colorful and enjoyable, while they still have personable traits that readers can empathize with.
Shirt must have tails to tuck in or a squared-off hem at the bottom.
The original baseball umpire uniforms, according to MLB.com, were top hats and tails, and heavy wool formal wear that was worn regardless of the weather.
The seafood includes broiled and fried shrimp, salmon, crab cakes and lobster tails.
It has large steaks, lobster tails, desserts and martini's.
Other menu options include lobster tails, a rack of lamb, chicken marsala and rotisserie chicken, plus different signature soups each weekday and desserts such as creme brulee and cheesecake.
She combed Destiny's hair into pig tails, and then on impulse, did the same with hers.
Among other objects also known by the name of "cat" is the small piece of wood pointed at either end used in the game of tip-cat, and the instrument of punishment, generally known as the "cat o' nine tails."
Instead of these are cats with more or less abbreviated tails, showing in greater or less degree a decided kink or bend near the tip. In other cases the tail is of the short curling type of that of a bulldog; sometimes it starts quite straight, but divides in a fork-like manner near the tip; and in yet other instances it is altogether wanting, as in the typical Manx cats.
No headgear is worn, except sometimes a net to confine the hair, a bunch of feathers, or the tails of small animals.
Almuces were occasionally made of silk or wool, but from the 13th century onward usually of fur, the hem being sometimes fringed with tails.
Mastiffs are powerful, heavily built dogs, with short muzzles, frequently protruding lower jaws, skulls raised above the eyes, ears erect or pendulous, pendulous upper lips, short coats and thin tails.
They belong mostly to the Cebidae family, and are provided with prehensile tails.
On the other hand, the vast number of experiments in the cropping of the tails and ears of domestic animals, as well as of similar operations on man, are attended with negative results.
Marmosets are not larger than squirrels, and present great variation in colour; all have long tails, and many have the ears tufted.
Stevens, Catalogue of American Books in the Library of the British Museum (1866), and American Books with Tails to 'em (1873); I.
The tails are used in India as fly-whisks, under the name of chowris.
The;sakis, which form the genus Pithecia, are specially characterized by their long and generally bushy tails, distinct whiskers and beard, and the usually elongated hair on the crown of the head, which may either radiate from a point in the centre, or be divided by a median parting.
He began life as a scullion in the imperial kitchen, became cook, then pursebearer to Khosrev Pasha, and so, by wit and favour, rose to be master of the horse, "pasha of two tails," and governor of a series of important cities and sanjaks.
These are for the most part large antelopes, with long cylindrical horns, which are present in both sexes, hairy muzzles, no face-glands, long tufted tails and tall thick molars of the ox-type.
These are medium-sized or large antelopes with naked muzzles, narrow sheep-like upper molars, fairly long tails, rudimentary or no face-glands, and pits in the frontal bones of the skull.
Reedbuck, or rietbok (Cervicapra), are foxy-red antelopes ranging in size from a fallow-deer to a roe, with thick bushy tails, forwardly curving black horns, and a bare patch of glandular skin behind each ear.
All these are large and generally more or less uniformly coloured antelopes with horns in both sexes, long and more or less hairy tails, high withers, small face-glands, naked muzzles, tall, narrow upper molars, and the absence of pits in the frontal bones.
Parakeet (spelt in various ways in English) is usually applied to the smaller kinds of Parrots, especially those which have long tails, not as Perroquet in French, which is used as a general term for all Parrots, Perruche, or sometimes Perriche, being the ordinary name for what we call Parakeet.
Now they drew close to the fox which began to dodge between the field in sharper and sharper curves, trailing its brush, when suddenly a strange white borzoi dashed in followed by a black one, and everything was in confusion; the borzois formed a star-shaped figure, scarcely swaying their bodies and with tails turned away from the center of the group.
The horses that had previously been invisible could now be seen to their very tails, and a watery light showed itself through the bare branches.
She said they were working their tails off.
Brauer (1885), who separated the spring tails and bristle-tails as a sub-class Apterygogenea from all the other Hexapoda, these forming the sub-class Pterygogenea distributed into sixteen orders.
There are special manufactures of chauris, or flappers, with handles of sandalwood, ivory or silver, and tails also made of strips of ivory or sandalwood as fine as horse-hair.
He pulled the shirt tails out of his pants and shucked it.
Possibly those domesticated cats with unusually short and bushy tails may have a larger share of European wild-cat blood; while, conversely, such wild cats as show long tails may have a cross of domesticated blood.
Fiirbringer supposes that birds must have begun with toothed forms of small or moderate size, with long tails and four lizard-like feet and bodies clothed with a primitive kind of down.
In addition to the absence of prehensile power in their tails, douroucoulis, also known as night-apes, are distinguished by their large eyes, the sockets of which occupy nearly the whole front of the upper part of the skull, the partition between the nostrils being in consequence narrower than usual.
These are characterized by slight build, small ears falling at the tips, elongated limbs and tails and long narrow muzzles.
Hamilton, "the measurement of a number of tails of the [European] wild cat and of the domestic cat gives a range between 11 in.
Her long curly blond hair had been pulled up in pig tails and tied with huge bows.