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Their nests, which are semi-pensile, are often placed in giant yucca trees, or in vines that are suspended from cacti.
BIRD GUIDE: LAND BIRDS EAST OF THE ROCKIESCHESTER A. (CHESTER ALBERT) REED
Their nests are semi-pensile and usually placed in mesquite trees not more than ten or fifteen feet from the ground.
BIRD GUIDE: LAND BIRDS EAST OF THE ROCKIESCHESTER A. (CHESTER ALBERT) REED
That long black wasp, commonly called a Jack Spaniard, builds pensile paper nests under every roof and shed.
AT LASTCHARLES KINGSLEY
The Philippine and Pensile Grosbeak make also very curious nests.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, VOL. 13, NO. 361, SUPPLEMENTARY ISSUE (1829)VARIOUS
Four or five weeping-willows, their stems leaning towards the grave, hang their pensile branches over it.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTIONVARIOUS
The nest is built in a low bush in a wooded pasture or open woodland, said to be partially pensile.
BIRDS AND ALL NATURE, VOL. V, NO. 2, FEBRUARY 1899VARIOUS
The large red monkey of Demerara is not a baboon, though it goes by that name, having a long pensile tail.
WANDERINGS IN SOUTH AMERICACHARLES WATERTON
These are in great part perpendicular, and are overclambered with airy stairways climbing to pensile arbors.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 20, NO. 119, SEPTEMBER, 1867VARIOUS
The latter is really the best authenticated case we have seen of the truly pensile style of nest.
NESTS AND EGGS OF BIRDS OF THE UNITED STATESTHOMAS G. GENTRY
They were of the species known as the “pensile weaver-bird.”
POPULAR ADVENTURE TALESMAYNE REID
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PENSILE

  • dangling
  • dependent
  • drooping
  • pending
  • pendulant
  • pensile
  • suspended
  • swinging
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