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synonyms for tusks

  • choppers
  • fangs
  • tooth
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How to use tusks in a sentence

The others are then either killed or set at liberty, according as they possess fine tusks or not.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
You know they put rings on elephant's tusks as human beings put gold in their teeth.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
"But my rings always make tusks more beautiful," was his retort.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
And one of the elephants with two small tusks just coming out of his mouth stood out from the herd and trumpeted.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
Kari gave a painful yell, and walking backwards drew his neck from the tusks of his opponent.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
At last the bull prepared to charge; Pizarro packed away his trunk between his tusks, and quietly waited the onslaught.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
We must not forget his arms, or tusks, with which he can pierce through and conquer the lion.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
This magnitude of the tusks is also confirmed by Drake, Holbe, and the Dutch travellers.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
The walrus is easily distinguished by its long tusks, a character which we find peculiar to that and the elephant.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
They are said to feed upon the shell-fish which are at the bottom of the sea, and to grub them up with their strong tusks.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
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WORDS RELATED TO TUSKS

  • choppers
  • fangs
  • teeth
  • tusks
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