Sentence Examples


  • Moreover, Professor Lloyd Morgan found that young birds that had tasted and rejected workers of the hive bee as unpalatable subsequently refused to taste not only drones, which have no sting, but also drone-flies.
  • 6, C) of laying eggs - necessarily unfertilized - which always give rise to males ("drones"), and, since the researches of J.
  • Whatever question arose, a swarm of these drones, without having finished their buzzing on a previous theme, flew over to the new one and by their hum drowned and obscured the voices of those who were disputing honestly.
  • Drones, bumblebees, wasps, and butterflies knock awkwardly against the walls of the hive in their flight.
  • He disliked having anything to do with the domestic serfs--the "drones" as he called them--and everyone said he spoiled them by his laxity.

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