Thesaurus / rib
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
But there was only one rib broke, and I guess it healed all right, because she was young and tough.
SWATTYELLIS PARKER BUTLER
The pistol shot had only broken a rib, and he had finished the work with a dagger.
SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING
RIB—That part of man's self of which he thinks the least and brags the most.
A GUIDE TO MENHELEN ROWLAND
Will Craine, who trained ye Cheshire hounds, came in twelfth on Rib.
OLD COUNTRY INNS OF ENGLANDHENRY P. MASKELL
Distance between head and tubercle greater on second rib than on first, and on third is greater than on second.
THE BEAKED WHALES OF THE FAMILY ZIPHIDAEFREDERICK TRUE
Having obtained the necessary material, the first move is to have the rib pieces steamed and curved.
FLYING MACHINESW.J. JACKMAN AND THOS. H. RUSSELL
Occasionally there will be not only the detachment from the block, but there will be the accompaniment of a split in the rib.
THE REPAIRING & RESTORATION OF VIOLINSHORACE PETHERICK
Too many tickets had been distributed and soon 'there was an elbow on every rib and a heel on every toe', as Mr Greeley put it.
EBEN HOLDENIRVING BACHELLER
So that this rib only conveyed half of the true notion of the living magnitude of that part.
MOBY DICK; OR THE WHALEHERMAN MELVILLE
There is no other tree that has not a main vein, or a rib, which prolongs the leaf stem straight to the tip.
TREES EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOWJULIA ELLEN ROGERS
WORDS RELATED TO RIB
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