Sentence Examples

  • Buds of a particular tree growing near the sea were described as producing barnacles, and these, falling into the water, were supposed to develop into geese.
  • The whole story was an imaginary embroidery of the facts that barnacles attach themselves to submerged timber and that a species of goose is known as the bernicle goose.
  • Iron ships' plates have recently been coated with copper in sections (to prevent the adhesion of barnacles), by building up a temporary trough against the side of the ship, making the thoroughly cleansed plate act both as cathode and as one side of the trough.
  • Mussels and Barnacles, for Crabs, for Shrimps, for Marine Worms, for
  • Developed from the shell-fish known as "barnacles"; we are told that

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