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The butcher put the sausages on the scales.
Traill professes to hold the scales equally.
Often the bones, teeth and scales of fishes are to FIG.
In the spruce firs (Picea), the cones are pendent when mature and their scales persistent; the leaves are arranged all round the shoots, though the lower ones are sometimes directed laterally.
It is almost made up of fragments of spines, teeth and scales of ganoid fish.
The cones, about the size of a small walnut, bear spirally arranged imbricated scales which subtend the three-angled winged seeds.