Sentence Examples


  • Montium of ornithologists, which can be distinguished by its yellow bill, longer tail and reddish-tawny throat.
  • His complexion is tawny, darker than that of the Chinese, but clearer than that of the Cambodian; his hair is black, coarse and long; his skin is thick; his forehead low; his skull slightly depressed at the top, but well developed at the sides.
  • It is black, with tawny rings round the eyes, and white cheeks, throat and chest.
  • The bake lights came on briefly as he slowed down for the bridge and then the truck disappeared into a cloud of tawny dust.
  • The stock pond stared up at her coldly from the tawny pasture like a huge eye, the ice-covered edges surrounding a deep blue iris.