Sentence Examples


  • Payne in Madras, one tusk measures 6 ft.
  • A tusk in the British Museum measures io ft.
  • And a weight of 2262 lb; but a still longer, although lighter, tusk was brought to London in 1905.
  • Long, from snout to end of tail, the exserted portion of the tusk may measure 6 or 7 and occasionally 8 ft.
  • It projects horizontally forwards from the head in the form of a cylindrical or slightly tapering, pointed tusk, composed of ivory, with a central cavity reaching almost to the apex, without enamel, and with the surface marked by spiral grooves and ridges, running in a sinistral direction.

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