Sentence Examples

  • Seeds are carried with more facility when provided with plumes or wings.
  • Its plumes are those most generally used as ornaments for ladies' head-dresses.
  • From under the shoulders on each side springs a dense tuft of goldenorange plumes, about 2 ft.
  • Though considerably smaller than the ostrich, and wanting its fine plumes, the rhea in general aspect far more resembles that bird than the other Ratitae.
  • The colouring of the steppe changes as if by magic, and only the silvery plumes of the steppe-grass (Stipa pennata) wave in the wind, tinting the steppe a bright yellow.

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