Examples of talon in a Sentence
The hawk gripped the mouse in its talons.
Recent Examples of talon from the Web
Unlike their makeup artist counterparts, the polish pros seemed to abide by a more-is-more mantra at shows like Kenzo, Balenciaga, Ryan Lo, and Manish Arora, where scintillating sparkle and talon-like tips ruled.
Buy Photo Have an Instagram of that mural of an Eagle gripping Tom Brady in its talons?
Field scout Steve Goodall ventured out Friday and had a spectacular morning, crowned by a photo of an osprey with a trout in its talons.
In the living room, a pair of glowing eyes and a set of talons appeared at the window.
Since then, the talon-like detail has become a quirky house signature.
Raptors' talons are designed to shred the flesh of their prey.
On his thumb was a healing laceration — an injury from the talon of an irritable falcon.
The map is packed with fantastical creatures, from unicorns in Siberia to mermen frollicking in the Southern Ocean and a terrifying bird flying off with an elephant in its talons.
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Origin and Etymology of talon
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
TALON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of talon for English Language Learners
: one of the sharp claws on the feet of some birds
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