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synonyms for canines

  • mutt
  • pooch
  • pup
  • chow
  • coyote
  • cur
  • dingo
  • fox
  • hound
  • hyena
  • wolf
  • lobo
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How to use canines in a sentence

His teeth were larger than normal on earth, and the incisors smaller and more pointed, the canines heavier and longer.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
Next is found a single tooth on each side (four in all); these have rather sharp points and are called the canines.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
They eat the flesh of canines with a relish that places all Government rations at a discount.
PETALS PLUCKED FROM SUNNY CLIMESSYLVIA SUNSHINE
Between the sixth and tenth years all the front teeth appear, followed by the canines before the twelfth year.
THE PHYSICAL LIFE OF WOMAN:DR. GEORGE H NAPHEYS
Then while she bit on it, he placed a wire loop over her nose, slowly tightening it, leaving the stick back of her big canines.
TALES OF LONELY TRAILSZANE GREY
Jones fastened her chain to a small pine tree, and as she lay powerless he pulled out the stick back of her canines.
TALES OF LONELY TRAILSZANE GREY
The upper incisors are small, and placed in pairs near the canines, leaving a gap in the centre.
NATURAL HISTORY OF THE MAMMALIA OF INDIA AND CEYLONROBERT A. STERNDALE
The canines are stout, but short, with a well-marked blunt ridge down the posterior side, as in the Malayan bears.
NATURAL HISTORY OF THE MAMMALIA OF INDIA AND CEYLONROBERT A. STERNDALE
The outer incisors somewhat resemble canines, whilst the others are very small.
NATURAL HISTORY OF THE MAMMALIA OF INDIA AND CEYLONROBERT A. STERNDALE
Those behind fairly pushed him through, letting loose a stream of canines like corn from a spout.
BOUND TO SUCCEEDALLEN CHAPMAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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