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How to use thigh-slapper in a sentence

Captain Hobbs, of the 3rd Artillery, was shot through the thigh at night, and only the next morning saw the nature of the wound.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Heap together into it the pieces thereof, every good piece, the thigh and the shoulder, choice pieces and full of bones.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Then, stooping suddenly, the Parisian ran his blade under the other brave's guard and through the fellow's thigh.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
It went through my thigh, a 38 caliber bullet, an' lodged under the skin on the other side.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATESVARIOUS
As they flew, each rider swung lightly forward, lance level with thigh, shield over the crouching chest.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
The width of the seat should be about one-fifth of the length of the body, or three-fourths the length of the thigh.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
The yellow-eyed girl came sidling forward and rubbed herself against his thigh, head, shoulder and flank.
THE STARS, MY BROTHERSEDMOND HAMILTON
And as they entered with the pullet, Chicot cut off a leg and thigh, which Gorenflot soon despatched.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
At length he was laid upon his bed, and the ice applied to the trunk of the bleeding thigh.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
Was his hand steady enough to pin the Arab through the thigh where flesh was thick, and so take him prisoner?
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS

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