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  • He snatched her belt and slung her across his horse's withers before mounting.
  • Withers, Chronicles of Border Warfare (1831, reprinted Cincinnati, 1905); J.
  • The general shape of the animal is ungainly, owing to a huge hump on the withers, at which point the height is about 3 ft.
  • Medusae, so-called " meconidia," are budded but not liberated; each in turn, when it reaches sexual maturity, is protruded from the gonotheca by elongation of the stalk, and sets free the embryos, after which it withers and is replaced by another (Allman [1], p. 57, fig.
  • Then the spadix withers, leaving the embryos in the acrocyst, which may be further protected by a so-called marsupium, a structure formed by tentacle-like processes growing out from the blastostyle to enclose the acrocyst, each such process being covered by perisarc like a glove-finger secreted by it (fig.

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