Sentence Examples


  • From under the shoulders on each side springs a dense tuft of goldenorange plumes, about 2 ft.
  • The natives in preparing the skins remove both feet and wings, so as to give more prominence to the commercially valuable tuft of plumes.
  • From the centre of the tuft ultimately arises a tall flower-bearing stem, 5 to 15 ft.
  • The horns of the males are very large, and curve round after the manner of the wild goat, with a tuft of hair between and in front.
  • The horns, usually present in both sexes, are small and straight, situated far back on the forehead; and between them rises the crest-like tuft of hair from which the genus takes its scientific name.