Examples of talon in a Sentence
The hawk gripped the mouse in its talons.
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MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — A big Nazi eagle with a swastika under its talons is such a divisive symbol that it has been kept hidden inside a sealed crate in a Uruguayan navy warehouse for more than a decade.
ATLANTA — A 73,000-pound stainless steel falcon with talons gripping a football, constructed in Hungary and cut into four parts and shipped to America and reconstructed here, welcomes Georgians to the NFL’s newest stadium.
Most of the visual weirdness was compressed into video interludes that showed the singer sporting talons and oozing face paint.
The headgear of Corythoraptor resembles that of a cassowary, the flightless bird of Australia and New Guinea famous for its prominent headgear and terrifying talons.
In the water, these birds have no means of defending themselves and their talons are unable to propel them forward.
Based on its weight and talon size, the injured bird is likely Justice, the male of the beloved pair, said Dan Rauch, a wildlife biologist with the District’s Department of Energy and Environment.
Talons Summer Flight Show: Flights of the Forest: Learn about the natural history, habitat and natural behaviors of birds of prey.
In online video, Glory takes a position on a tree branch, talons gripping the swaying perch.
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Origin and Etymology of talon
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of talon for English Language Learners
: one of the sharp claws on the feet of some birds
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