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Examples of talon in a sentence

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Below you will find the definition of talon, followed by 37 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.


talon(tălˈən)

(noun) - a sharp hooked claw especially on a bird of prey

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EXAMPLES - Talon in a Sentence

  1. Zack Snyder is a talon-ted filmmaker, so who knows? (source)
  2. He holds a spent AK round, as curved now as a talon. (source)
  3. "talon" mean? has not helped any one else. kateskatex (source)
  4. A drink + me + the end of the word "talon" = _____________________. (source)
  5. The talon emerged, clutching ready for action a six-pound iron quoit. (source)
  6. J.B. turned his head with an effort and pointed a talon at the speaker. (source)
  7. The shape of the mark was curious, reminding me of the imprint of a large talon or hand. (source)
  8. The talon-like fingers gripped his shoulders, jerked him to his feet, and held him there. (source)
  9. In contrast, the Presidential flag depicted the eagle looking to the arrows in its left talon. (source)
  10. "These aren't bad," she said, lightly tracing a finger over the first talon wound on his chest. (source)
  11. "Huh!" the other repeated, reaching his one talon into his side coat pocket with swift definiteness. (source)
  12. They hit the animals hard with the back talon extended and rip until the animal weakens and goes down. (source)
  13. The eagle faced toward its right talon, signifying that the United States would always first look for peace. (source)
  14. On the reverse, a design by John Mercanti features an eagle with a shield, olive branch, and talon and arrows. (source)
  15. I set down my plate and leaned back on my elbows, watching an osprey soar high overhead, a silver fish dangling fromone talon. (source)
  16. MC-130 combat talon as it can take off and land on rough strips load up the back with a FAV for urban transport and ready to rock (source)
  17. The Seal depicted an American bald eagle, with an olive branch in the right talon and 13 arrows in the left talon, to represent peace and war. (source)
  18. The biggest surprise was the discovery of a deep trench running lengthwise down the center of the riverbed, as if gouged out by a monstrous talon. (source)
  19. Thinking of her, in the car he bought, running away from the centuries of love they'd shared, gripped Chris 'insides coldly, like a set of icy talon. (source)
  20. There are 13 bands that are in the actual shield on the eagle, 13 leaves in the olive branch and then the 13 arrows that are in the talon of the eagle. (source)
  21. You know the model: It turns inside out at will, it's barely wide enough to shelter a troll and the faux-pebble handle resembles a deformed talon from some monstrous bird of prey. (source)
  22. But she didn't let go without taking it on, without raising 200 million dollars to save others, and starting an organization "Stand Up to Cancer" that will be another talon of her immortality. (source)
  23. When his talon had been outmaneuvered and all but slaughtered by the foul Knights of Solamnia, he had fought on, holding the line until Subcommander Athgar had been able to send in reinforcements. (source)
  24. The eagle holds an olive branch with thirteen leaves and thirteen olives in its right talon (representing peace, and the feminine), and thirteen arrows in the left (representing war, and the masculine). (source)
  25. But "- he wagged a finger like an eagle's talon under my nose -" we can storm their camp by night, in one place, where these feringhi ra-kets are lying - and that is hard by the pier, in a little go-down. (source)
  26. Both the incisors and canines are unusual as they have a "talon" and "heel" structure, with the talons of the upper and lower incisors intermeshing to create a crushing surface between the heels (Boonstra 1962, (source)
  27. Inventing a need for themselves is something of a tradition among mercenary birds-of-prey who somehow get us to stay still while they, all beak and talon, swoop down on our treasuries, our health, and our morality. (source)
  28. Both the incisors and canines are unusual as they have a "talon" and "heel" structure, with the talons of the upper and lower incisors intermeshing to create a crushing surface between the heels (Boonstra 1962, 1963, 1969). (source)
  29. A certain rude rhythm characterized his frenzy, and when all were under its sway, swinging their bodies in accord with his and venting their cries in unison, he sat bolt upright, with arm outstretched and long, talon-like finger extended. (source)
  30. It almost looks like the hawk has its talon around the pigeon's shoulder and like it's simply leading it away someplace where they can chat in private, but even though I'm no ornithologist I'm pretty sure that's not what the hawk has in mind. (source)
  31. The 125-million-year-old skeleton of a flesh-eating dinosaur previously unknown to science has been unearthed after its gigantic clawbone, at least half as long again as the talon on the hind foot of the ferocious Tyrannosaurus rex, was found in a Surrey claypit. (source)
  32. Unhappily for titular lead Kevin James and his fellow cast members, I suspect the highest and lowest beasts on the food chain would review the very hindquarters off it, in a wild and vengeful feeding frenzy, fiercely brandishing every last claw, tusk, talon and tooth. (source)
  33. Virgin Islandswhite, with a modified US coat of arms in the center between the large blue initials V and I; the coat of arms shows a yellow eagle holding an olive branch in one talon and three arrows in the other with a superimposed shield of vertical red and white stripes below a blue panel (source)
  34. The man screamed shrilly, writhing in what must have been incredible pain, for Kel's talons had wrapped right around the protective shoulder plates and penetrated the joints between them and the rest of the armor, and the thumb-talon of the other foreclaw was surely right through the stomach. (source)
  35. Flag description: white, with a modified US coat of arms in the center between the large blue initials V and I; the coat of arms shows a yellow eagle holding an olive branch in one talon and three arrows in the other with a superimposed shield of vertical red and white stripes below a blue panel (source)
  36. Still as in a dream, moving slowly, right hand outstretched like a talon, with the fingers drawn downward, he advanced on the second mate with the evident intention of thrusting his fingers into that cleft and of clawing and tearing at the brain-life beneath that pulsed under the thin film of skin. (source)
  37. Dr. Zog Kadare's advantage in the final poker game, a lady Gagaesque and gruesome, dehumanized play of wild degradations, was that he did not fear the darkness as such, that wiped out area where the utter black of space replaced everything, as if all life were wiped away with a sponge did not clasp him in its deformed talon, did not rip the flesh out from his loins. (source)

Sentence Information

The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 37 example sentences provided below is 60.0, which suggests that "talon" is a standard word that is understood by individuals with a high school diploma or degree, and can be found in news articles, books, magazines and other places.


TALON SYNONYMS

We have 2 synonyms for talon.

hook, nail


TALON ANTONYMS

We have 0 antonyms for talon.


PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION

Pronunciation: (tălˈən)

Syllabification: tal-on


DEFINITIONS

View up to 25 definitions of talon from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.


from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  1. (noun) The claw of a bird of prey.
  2. (noun) The similar claw of a predatory animal.
  3. (noun) Something similar to or suggestive of an animal's claw.
  4. (noun) The part of a lock that the key presses in order to shoot the bolt.
  5. (noun) Games The part of the deck of cards in certain card games left on the table after the deal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  1. (noun) A sharp, hooked claw of a bird of prey or other predatory animal.
  2. (noun) One of certain small prominences on the hind part of the face of an elephant's tooth.
  3. (noun) A kind of moulding, concave at the bottom and convex at the top; an ogee. (When the concave part is at the top, it is called an inverted talon.)
  4. (noun) The shoulder of the bolt of a lock on which the key acts to shoot the bolt.
  5. (noun) In the card game bezique, the remaining stock of undealt cards.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  1. (noun) The claw of a predaceous bird or animal, especially the claw of a bird of prey.
  2. (noun) One of certain small prominences on the hind part of the face of an elephant's tooth.
  3. (noun) A kind of molding, concave at the bottom and convex at the top; -- usually called an ogee.
  4. (noun) The shoulder of the bolt of a lock on which the key acts to shoot the bolt.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  1. (noun) The claw of a bird or other animal; specifically, the claw of a bird of prey.
  2. (noun) A heel, or low cusp, of a tooth.
  3. (noun) In architecture, same as ogee.
  4. (noun) In locks, the shoulder on the bolt against which the key presses in shooting the bolt.
  5. (noun) That part of a pack of cards which remains after the hands have been dealt; the stock.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  1. (noun) a sharp hooked claw especially on a bird of prey