Sentence Examples


  • But flies of the drone-fly kind cannot sting, and, so far as is known, are perfectly innocuous and edible.
  • The poison of the sting is similar to snake-poison (Calmette), and rapidly paralyses animals which are not immune to it.
  • The four succeeding sections, in which the ovipositor is modified into a sting (always exserted from the tip of the abdomen) and the trochanters are with few exceptions simple, form the Aculeata of Linnaeus.
  • He was followed by many of the Highland clans, always ready to draw the sword against the constituted authorities of the Lowlands; and even in the Lowlands, and especially in Edinburgh, he found adherents, who still felt the sting inflicted by the suppression of the national independence of Scotland.
  • Thelyphonus and its allies, however, have a long tactile caudal flagellum, the homologue of the scorpion's sting; but its exact use is unknown.
 

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