Sentence Examples


  • The relative proportions of these three divisions vary considerably, and the extreme abbreviation of the mid-gut found in the common crayfish (Astacus) is by no means typical of the class.
  • This is shown by the permanent abbreviation of the proper names Gaius and Gnaeus by C. and Cn.
  • As implied by its name, which may be translated " the narrow places," Uzhitse is built in a narrow and lonely glen amongst the south-western moun t Perhaps a mistake or an abbreviation for Aram.
  • Some are said to maintain that it was an abbreviation of a childish nickname, "le petit volontaire."
  • Fessor of ecclesiastical history, Episcopal Theological school, Cambridge, Mass., who in 1907 published at New York, in a single volume, Phillips Brooks, an abbreviation and revision of the earlier biography.