Word usage examples
Eleventh Avenue to deal with Knuckles Knox, Stumpy Malarkey, One-Lung Curran.
The football-shaped sci-deck stood four feet higher than the command deck, flanked by stumpy steps both forward and aft of it Up there were the engineering master systems monitor and the science station, neatly fenced off by a wrist-high curved metal wall punched with quatrefoil designs.
To her, the dozing ankylosaur herd was a forest of immense stumpy legs and drooping tails that had no connection to each other.
Stumpy resurrected, saw the limbless body snaking out of the morgue, flopping up the highway in the dead of night, inching through the underbrush to get back to Bonita Vista.
They had come rattling and bouncing over the stumpy, uneven old road that led through the pinelands, he and John Branner, wandering far afield from their New England home, in search of vacation pleasure.
Close to the walls, thickets of slender crystal stalactites pointed down toward stumpy stalagmites, and here and there the forest was dominated by a thick column formed by the union of these patient speleotherns.
When Ty had come on duty at the outset of the night shift, Stumpy had taken him under his wing and stayed at his side through each calving, giving him instructions and advice.
Ty ran a glance down the calving shed, but there was no sign of Stumpy returning, and he looked back at the heifer.
I spent the first part of the morning sitting inside that round, stumpy stone house, alternatively weeping and cursing myself silently as I rocked a sleeping Achates (Aethylla having generously allowed me to hold him) to and fro in my arms.
Texas held up his own weapon, a harsh-lookingironbound antique rifle with a stumpy body and awide-mouthed barrel.