Buzzard in a sentence

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Definition of Buzzard

  • A bird of prey of the Hawk family, belonging to the genus Buteo and related genera.
  • In the United States, a term used for the turkey vulture Cathartes aura), and sometimes indiscriminately to any vulture.
  • A blockhead; a dunce.
  • the common European short-winged hawk
  • a New World vulture that is common in South America and Central America and the southern United States

How to use buzzard in a sentence. Buzzard pronunciation.

The feathers, half-webs generally, put on arrows were those of the eagle, buzzard, wild turkey, great owl, and goose.
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All the hook-clawed birds are moving against him, the kestrel, the buzzard, the vulture, the great-horned owl; they cleave the air, so that it resounds with the flapping of their wings; they are looking everywhere for the god, who cannot be far away; indeed, if I mistake not, he is coming from yonder side.
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PISTHETAERUS Let a buzzard rush at her and seize her.(1) f(1) A buzzard is named in order to raise a laugh, the Greek name also meaning, etymologically, provided with three testicles, vigorous in love.
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Tainted flesh is a dangerous substance to go into any stomach, unless it be that of a buzzard.
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Lord bless you, young man, my poor wife, in the hands of Grey Moll, was nothing better than a pigeon in the claws of a buzzard hawk, or I in the hands of the Flaming Tinman, which when I saw, my heart was fit to burst, and I determined to give up everything-everything to save my poor wife out of Grey Moll's claws.
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His intense hatred toward all who were in direct competition with him, his references to them as cheese-mites, beasts, buzzards and brigands, his fears of poison, and suspicions that they had "curdled his bronze"; his visitations by spirits and angels, mark him as a man who trod the borderland of sanity.
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At which place, seeing so many about him, he said with a loud voice, I believe that these buzzards will have me to pay them here my welcome hither, and my Proficiat.
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This said, they made ready supper, and, of extraordinary besides his daily fare, were roasted sixteen oxen, three heifers, two and thirty calves, three score and three fat kids, four score and fifteen wethers, three hundred farrow pigs or sheats soused in sweet wine or must, eleven score partridges, seven hundred snipes and woodcocks, four hundred Loudun and Cornwall capons, six thousand pullets, and as many pigeons, six hundred crammed hens, fourteen hundred leverets, or young hares and rabbits, three hundred and three buzzards, and one thousand and seven hundred cockerels.
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By G-, quoth Panurge, you old buzzard, if you won't sing by fair means, you shall by foul.
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I reckon there must be a thousand gold buzzards in the stack, mebby more.
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The island of Penikese in Buzzard's Bay was given by Mr. John Anderson to Agassiz for the uses of a summer school of natural history.
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From the Green Forest came Bobby Coon, Unc' Billy Possum and Mrs. Possum, Prickly Porky the Porcupine, Whitefoot the Woodmouse, Happy Jack the Gray Squirrel, Chatterer the Red Squirrel, Blacky the Crow, Sammy Jay, Ol' Mistah Buzzard, Mistah Mockingbird, and Sticky-toes the Treetoad.
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You see, he loves the sunny south-land so much, and all who live there love him so much, that if it hadn't been for Unc' Billy Possum and Ol' Mistah Buzzard he never, never would have thought of leaving, even for a little while.
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Unc' Billy and Ol' Mistah Buzzard are particular friends of his, very particular friends, and he felt that he just had to come up for a little visit.
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But he knew all the bird people who do live there, for he had met them in the sunny southland, where they spent the winter, "I believe I'll go pay my respects to Mrs. Peter," said Mistah Mocker one day, winking at Ol' Mistah Buzzard.
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Ol' Mistah Buzzard chuckled and winked back.
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He was in LOGIC a great critic, 65 Profoundly skill'd in analytic; He could distinguish, and divide A hair 'twixt south, and south-west side: On either which he would dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute, 70 He'd undertake to prove, by force Of argument, a man's no horse; He'd prove a buzzard is no fowl, And that a lord may be an owl, A calf an alderman, a goose a justice, 75 And rooks Committee-men and Trustees.
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Just now she was hopefully watching a buzzard that sailed on outstretched, rigid wings, high in the sky.
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But the buzzard sighted something, flapped its wings and went off in another direction, and the girl winced as though some one had dropped a leaden weight on her chest.
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We'll never make Los Angeles with those damned buzzards after us.
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Examples of Buzzard

Example #1
Sometimes hawk or crow feathers were employed.
Example #2
The Oto made bad arrows; those of the Pawnee were better, but they were inferior to those made by the Dakota, Ponka, and Omaha.
Example #3
All arm themselves with slings and bows!
Example #4
PISTHETAERUS All arm themselves with slings and bows!
Example #5
But what do all these insults mean?
Example #6
The names of the two sacred galleys which carried Athenian officials on State business.