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They have a large siphon and a fairly large and extensible proboscis.

The caissons of these sets carried 24-inch lights on extensible towers.

Tongue long, extensible, terminated by cartilaginous fibres.

A long, glutinous, extensible tongue hung out of its mouth, and fished up the ants that constituted its principal food.

The tongue is very long and extensible, but flat and little fibrous at the end, exactly like the true Paradiseas.

The Eskimo seems to have a "bread-basket" quite as extensible as any dog he drives.

So extensible is viscous glass that it can be drawn out into a filament sufficiently fine and elastic to be woven into a fabric.

They like to bask in the sun and wait till their food comes within range of their extensible tongues.

The animal is able to open and close these holes at pleasure, by means of an extensible membrane, which acts as a sort of valve.

A useful bread-getting tool, this tongue of his,—a flexible, extensible spear.

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