Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


In other cases there is extraordinary development of the canines.

When the dog attacks the other, down go the ears, and the canines are uncovered.

And the order has gone forth that hereafter no canines are to sleep in this house.

He would lead the way to where three canines were chained in the junkyard.

The children might be relegated to the nursery but the canines had the run of the boudoir.

In all except man also the canines are enlarged, especially in the males.

The teeth are always rooted, except in the case of the canines of the Walrus.

The canines are greatly developed, and the incisors are small.

The canines are larger than the incisors, and the molars have sharp cusps.

The dentition was complete and the canines not highly developed.