Sentence Examples


  • The Double or Solitary Snipe of English sportsmen, S.
  • The stork is seen for about 170 days, the house-swallow 160, the snow-goose 260, the snipe 220.
  • "I want to stop him before he screws up a real missing person case by sending the police off on a snipe hunt," he snarled.
  • Of small game, hares, jungle fowl, peacocks, partridges, snipe, woodcock, wild ducks and geese, and green pigeons are numerous in the tarai, and jungle fowl and pheasants in the hills.
  • Partridges, woodcock, snipe, &c., are among the game-birds; but all kinds of small birds are also shot for food, and their number is thus kept down, while many members of the migratory species are caught by traps in the foothills on the south side of the Alps, especially near the Lake of Como, on their passage.