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noun as in scarf

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At one point we’re treated to some grainy footage he’s obsessed with, which appears to show a boa constrictor getting ready to devour a tiger.

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The boa constrictor’s choke hold is an iconic animal attack.

Taxidermied birds, feather boas and birds as earrings became largely unfashionable and were rarely seen again in women’s fashion.

What’s more, the Hispaniolan vineboa may be among the smallest boas in the world, Reynolds, Landestoy and colleague Robert Henderson of the Milwaukee Public Museum report August 17 in Breviora.

The boa constrictor was “sheltered in a cage” and was removed — alive — by animal-control officers, Piringer said.

Aged around 85, in her long life Boa Sr witnessed the entire destruction of her people.

Ventura did have more qualifications for elected office than simply wearing a feathered boa while grappling in the wrestling ring.

Most of them had picked their own clothes without a stylist, so there was a lot of boa and fringe and sparkles.

Dorian had a unique talent for striking glamorous and artistic attitudes while clutching a live boa constrictor.

Mack, according to reports, used his winnings to fill his home with Rottweilers, tarantulas, and a boa constrictor.

Now indeed they would have a grand feast, for they could add the flesh of the deer and boa to what they had already obtained.

The rest of the party came up at this moment and helped cut away the skin of the boa.

Around her throat was a white feather boa, while her features were half concealed by the veil she wore.

He was as successful as he was brave, and he had the great good luck to meet a tiger, a young hippopotamus, and a boa constrictor.

I said, with my imagination full of boa-constrictors big enough to entwine and crush us up.


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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to boa, such as: bandanna, shawl, stole, ascot, kerchief, and neckwear.

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