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At its orifice reappeared the gold, spouting up furious and fuming, as if insulted by the vile metal which confined it.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
A crimson orifice was seen just back of the foreleg, which showed where the tiny messenger of death had entered.
TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
One may take a sheep's bladder into the orifice of which a tube is fastened.
Captain Pond clapped a thumb over the orifice of his air-cushion, and heaved a sigh as he thought of Sergeant Fugler.
WANDERING HEATHSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
He found the hatchway too tight for comfort and had a moment of fear when his tool pack caught in the orifice, wedging him neatly.
TIGHT SQUEEZEDEAN CHARLES ING
Private Willoughby Sawyer, happening to pass by another orifice, was killed in the same way.
“Yes,” assented Sally, and then stopped the vocal orifice with a huge wooden spoonful of rice.
Yet, with the exception of a small but fatal orifice in the side, her form and features remained unaltered.
WILD WESTERN SCENESJOHN BEAUCHAMP JONES
When this occurs, run a pin through the edges of the orifice, and finish by twisting round it a lock of wool.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP:AMBROSE BLACKLOCK
In it is the breathing orifice, BO, obvious in the slug, but in the snail nearly hidden by the shell.
OUR BRITISH SNAILSJOHN WILLIAM HORSLEY

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