Sentence Examples


  • (5) Sea snakes are distinguished by the compressed, rudder-shaped tail.
  • Penaud succeeded in overcoming the difficulty in question by the invention of what he designated an automatic rudder.
  • Plastered down by the fore-feet, and not, as often supposed, by the tail, which is employed solely as a rudder.
  • The ship's rudder, which was recovered in 1859, has been fashioned into a chair and a table, now in the possession of Lloyd's.
  • Minos, disgusted at Scylla's treachery, tied her to the rudder of his ship, and afterwards cast her body ashore on the promontory called after her Scyllaeum; or she threw herself into the sea and swam after Minos, constantly pursued by her father, until at last she was changed into a ciris (a bird or a fish).