Sentence Examples

  • In diving or subaquatic flight the feet strike upwards and backwards, the wings downwards and backwards (b of fig.
  • Wet land, if in grass, produces only the coarser grasses, and many subaquatic plants and mosses, which are of little or no value for pasturage; its herbage is late in spring, and fails early in autumn; the animals grazed upon it are unduly liable to disease, and sheep, especially, to foot-rot and liver-rot.