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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

It wasn't your fault, only your instinct, so I quite forgive you; but no wonder the peckers wear better than the pecked.
UNCLE SILASJ. S. LEFANU
The wood-peckers run up and around the trunks, tapping from time to time with their powerful bill.
The fourth sort of these Wood-peckers, is a black and white speckled, or mottled; the finest I ever saw.
The larks are much larger than those of England; but the most common birds are wood-peckers, of many sorts.
The woods were bare as yet, though filled with pigeons and squirrels and wood-peckers.
THE KENTUCKY WARBLERJAMES LANE ALLEN
Harras watched them attentively for some time and I told him the names of the birds—they were jays and wood-peckers.
LOLAHENNY KINDERMANN
Nut-hatches and wood-peckers ran gayly up the warming trunks of the trees.
THE BLAZED TRAILSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
At first we was glum; but we got our peckers up, as a family is bound to do when they comes together.
MARY ANERLEYR. D. BLACKMORE
Then heard Sigurd the wood-peckers a-singing, even as the song says.
No one knows how it started—perhaps the wood-peckers could tell you—but rain had certainly finished its excavation.

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