Examples of talon in a Sentence
The hawk gripped the mouse in its talons.
Recent Examples of talon from the Web
All three shows are big on female bonding and friendship while blasting the myth that women are always catty and are way too busy sharpening their talons to give a sister a hand.
The 13 bald eagles were found lifeless on a Maryland farm more than two years ago, many with wings splayed, bodies intact, and talons clenched.
The boy suffered a puncture wound on his head, a cut near his eye, and other injuries from the bird's talons.
The eagle was eventually able to snatch the rabbit out of the fox’s mouth and into its talon.
Also, eagles have razor-sharp talons, which can cause damage.
In trying to pilfer the kit's prey, the eagle sank its talons into some part of the fox, lifting it up and swinging it back and forth mid-air, Ebi said.
Sparkling against her mauve reptile Roberto Cavalli dress and matching clutch, Lopez’s talons were emblazoned with a variety of one hundred-dollar bill decals and dotted with micro rhinestones to light-catching effect.
Anyone who paid a membership fee—from $25 to $600—received a golden badge with an image of the pearl at the center, and a membership card depicting a dove soaring with the pearl in its talons: to unite and protect us all.
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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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