Examples of urchin in a Sentence
we could never resist the little urchin's pleas for candy
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Our hiking boots stomp over fossilized urchins that once lived in the Tethys Seas, sending electric blue lizards running for cover.
The purple urchin currently has few natural predators.
Without the steady pressure of hungry sea otters working the nearshore bottom, urchins multiply and mow down the kelp forests that would normally be present, turning the near shore bottom into a sandy barren.
Choreography, music Three urchins are the storytellers of the musical, played by Laura Laberge, Clair Vock and Grace McMahon.
Often street urchins, orphans or sole breadwinners of the family, the boys earned a few pennies each day for a job that was part salesman, part promoter on Indianapolis' street corners.
Crabbers and fishermen who dive for lucrative sea cucumbers, geoduck clams and urchins again pleaded for changes to regulations to help protect their livelihoods from the voracious appetites of growing numbers of otters throughout the region.
Fresh from playing Mad Hatter Ayden Molina, 12, is enjoying his first year in the Alley's annual holiday production, portraying both a school boy and an urchin.
But Brooklynn Prince is playing a 6-year-old impoverished urchin named Moonee, not a bourgeois, hopeless romantic.
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URCHIN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of urchin for English Language Learners
: a usually poor and dirty child who annoys people or causes minor trouble
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