Noun(1) a sharp hooked claw especially on a bird of prey
(1) At any stage in the deal 2 excess cards are dealt face down to the table as a talon .(2) Another introduction of his was the use of the revolving barrel which carries on it the bolt talon , so that the force to move the bolt in and out comes from the whole web of the key bit and not by a separate lower bolt step.(3) The thumb and toe claws have an extra talon , which is unique in bats.(4) If a spade is turned it is put back in the middle of the talon and the next card is turned up for trumps.(5) In such locks, lever steps on a key bit engage the lever tumblers and a bolt step on the key bit engages a bolt talon for moving the bolt.(6) The remaining stock of undealt cards is put face down on the table to form the talon .(7) The remaining talon is placed face down on the table in the center and the top card is turned over.(8) A basic turn consists of drawing the top card of the talon and placing it face up on the top of your stack.(9) There was a loud screech on the door as its large talons clawed at the steel.(10) The guards inspected the ship as it hovered over the floor and extended three landing claws, which gripped the concrete floor and scratched at them like a massive bird's talons .(11) But on this island, a small group of ambitious real estate agents can disrupt communities and tantalize foolish landlords into untenable positions with the snap of taloned fingers.(12) Long, spindly, red legs ending in long toed, taloned feet stretch up from the ground, meeting the bird's downy underplumage a couple feet above the sand.(13) The scientist watches as eagles dive into the river, emerging laboriously moments later with silver salmon firmly in their talons .(14) Fingernails, horns, claws, talons and hooves are special growths of the outer skin or epidermis.(15) She dropped her staff as she felt its talons clawing at her cheek.(16) And now they both broke down and sobbed aloud without a pause, like birds bereaved, like the sea eagle or taloned vulture, when villages have robbed the nests of their unfledged young.
1. claw ::
2. talon ::
3. nail ::
Different Formstalon, talons
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