Sentence Examples

  • She replaced her knife in its sheath and looked around for more bodies.
  • A, Starch sheath; at the extremities of the figure its cells are represented as empty; b, cambiuin layer.
  • Chionididae, sheath-bill.
  • KoXEOS, a sheath, and 7rTEpa, wings) was first used by Aristotle, who noticed the firm protective sheaths, serving as coverings for the hind-wings which alone are used for flight, without recognizing their correspondence with the fore-wings of other insects.
  • The Monandreae have been subdivided into twenty-eight tribes, the characters of which are based on the structure of the anther and pollinia, the nature of the inflorescence, whether terminal or lateral, the vernation of the leaf and the presence or absence of a joint between blade and sheath, and the nature of the stem.

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