Sentence Examples


  • Rook tried to rise on his forelegs but fell back, pinning his rider's leg.
  • The horse was an old, worn-out chestnut, with an ill-kept coat, and bones that showed plainly through it; the knees knuckled over, and the forelegs were very unsteady.
  • The goat was still on her side, pawing the ground with her forelegs and bleating miserably as she strained in vain.
  • The Mantidae or " praying insects " have the prothorax elongate and the forelegs powerful and raptorial, while the large, broad head is prominent.
  • They are readily distinguished by the somewhat rounded prothorax beneath which the head is usually concealed, while the forelegs are unmodified.