Sentence Examples


  • It was the basis of the earliest specimen of Provençal literature.
  • The aye-aye was discovered by Pierre Sonnerat in 1780, the specimen brought to Paris by that traveller being the only one known until 1860.
  • The wood is variable in quality and, though hard in texture, is less durable than the best oak of British growth; the heart-wood is of a light reddish brown varying to an olive tint; a Canadian specimen weighs 524 lb the cubic foot.
  • As an instance of his method, Bacon gives an investigation into the nature and cause of the rainbow, which is really a very fine specimen of inductive research.
  • The St Bernard attains as great a size as that of any other breed, a fine specimen being between 60 and 70 in.