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Definition of Frog

  • An amphibious animal of the genus Rana and related genera, of many species. Frogs swim rapidly, and take long leaps on land. Many of the species utter loud notes in the springtime.
  • The triangular prominence of the hoof, in the middle of the sole of the foot of the horse, and other animals; the fourchette.
  • A supporting plate having raised ribs that form continuations of the rails, to guide the wheels where one track branches from another or crosses it.
  • An oblong cloak button, covered with netted thread, and fastening into a loop instead of a button hole.
  • The loop of the scabbard of a bayonet or sword.
  • To ornament or fasten (a coat, etc.) with trogs. See Frog n., 4.
  • any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
  • a decorative loop of braid or cord
  • a person of French descent
  • hunt frogs for food

How to use frog in a sentence. Frog pronunciation.

It is a common remark that men talk most who think least; just as frogs cease their quacking when a light is brought to the water-side.
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A man of little learning deems that little a great deal; a frog, never having seen the ocean, considers its well a great sea.
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He tells, again, of one Cormac, "a knight of Christ," who three times sailed forth in a coracle to find some desert isle, and three times failed of his purpose; and how, in his last voyage, he was driven northward by the wind fourteen days' sail, till he came where the summer sea was full of foul little stinging creatures, of the size of frogs, which beat against the sides of the frail boat, till all expected them to be stove in.
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During my sojourn in the dingle, my food had been of the simplest and most unsatisfying description, by no means calculated to support the exertion which the labour I had been engaged upon required; it had consisted of coarse oaten cakes and hard cheese, and for beverage I had been indebted to a neighbouring pit, in which, in the heat of the day, I frequently saw, not golden or silver fish, but frogs and eftes swimming about.
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He saw her bending over pythons coiled upon the sand, or considering the brown rock breaking the stagnant water of the alligators' pool, or searching some minute section of tropical forest for the golden eye of a lizard or the indrawn movement of the green frogs' flanks.
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After supper, if there's any walkin' to be done-if you take a notion to frog it to Orham or San Francisco or somewheres-maybe I'll go with you.
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The interesting stranger proved to be a fair-sized frog!
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She ran close against this tree and Ruth came shooting from the cow's back, much like a big frog jumping into a pond, landing unhurt on all fours on the soft litter of the barnyard.
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The chaunt of the marsh frog in rushes, That chimes through the pauses and hushes Of nightfall, the torrent that gushes, The tempests that rave.
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Frogs are among the happy ones.
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In a few seconds 30 were on my hand digging away; 10 were on my forefinger, 8 on my thumb; between these was the frog, a creature with many resemblances to man-red blood, a smooth, naked, soft skin, etc.-and yet not a mosquito attacked it.
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Scores had bled my hand before one alighted on the frog, and it leaped off again as though the creature were red hot.
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The experiment repeated with another frog gave the same result.
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It can hardly be because the frog is cold-blooded, for many birds also seem, to be immune, and their blood is warmer than man's.
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Next, I took a live frog and rubbed it on my hand over an area marked out with lead pencil; at first the place was wet, but in a few seconds dry and rather shiny.
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I put my tongue to the frog's back; it was slightly bitter.
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There was a silence broken only by a frog's far croak.
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My experiments on fish and frogs show, conclusively, that the color-producing function is directly due to light stimulation.
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The longer fish and frogs are kept in total darkness, the lower is the number of color-cells and the smaller is the amount of coloring-matter.
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Among animal music-lovers this chapter does not embrace those natural musicians, the crickets, grasshoppers, locusts, frogs, and birds, whose love-songs form such a large part of the æsthetic in nature; yet the instance I am about to relate cannot be omitted, for it clearly indicates a love for musical sounds other than those produced by the creature itself or its mates.
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Examples of Frog

Example #1
Our time is like our money; when we change a guinea the shillings escape as things of small account; when we break a day by idleness in the morning, the rest of the hours lose their importance in our eyes.
Example #2
There is a rabble among the gentry as well as the commonalty; a sort of plebeian heads whose fancy moves with the same wheel as these men—in the same level with mechanics, though their fortunes do sometimes gild their infirmities and their purses compound for their follies.
Example #3
Trust not thy secret to a confidant, for he too will have his associates and friends; and it will spread abroad through the whole city, and men will call thee weak-headed.
Example #4
The every-day cares and duties which men call drudgery are the weights and counterpoises of the clock of Time, giving its pendulum a true vibration, and its hands a regular motion; and when they cease to hang upon the wheels, the pendulum no longer sways, the hands no longer move, the clock stands still.
Example #5
He tells how one Baitanus, with the saint's blessing, sailed forth to find "a desert" in the sea; and how when he was gone, the saint prophesied that he should be buried, not in a desert isle, but where a woman should drive sheep over his grave, the which came true in the oak-wood of Calgaich, now Londonderry, whither he came back again.
Example #6
But they sailed forth, nevertheless, not knowing whither they went; true to their great principle, that the spirit must conquer the flesh: and so showed themselves actually braver men than the Norse pirates, who sailed afterwards over the same seas without fear, and without the need of miracles, and who found everywhere on desert islands, on sea-washed stacks and skerries, round Orkney, Shetland, and the Faroes, even to Iceland, the cells of these "Papas" or Popes; and named them after the old hermits, whose memory still lingers in the names of Papa Strona and Papa Westra, in the Orkneys, and in that of Papey, off the coast of Iceland, where the first Norse settlers found Irish books, bells, and crosiers, the relics of old hermits who had long since fasted and prayed their last, and migrated to the Lord. Adanman, in his life of St. Columba, tells of more than one such voyage.