Turtle in a sentence

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Definition of Turtle

  • The turtledove.
  • Any one of the numerous species of Testudinata, especially a sea turtle, or chelonian.
  • The curved plate in which the form is held in a type-revolving cylinder press.
  • any of various aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming
  • a sweater or jersey with a high close-fitting collar
  • hunt for turtles, especially as an occupation
  • overturn accidentally

How to use turtle in a sentence. Turtle pronunciation.

Isn't the house of the snail as much to him as the turtle's shell to the turtle?
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His course brought him in sight of the Island of Ascension, at that time uninhabited, and _never visited by any ship_, except for the purpose of collecting turtles, which abound on the coast.
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Well, I will find you twenty lascivious turtles ere one chaste man.
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Go to, then; we'll use this unwholesome humidity, this gross wat'ry pumpion; we'll teach him to know turtles from jays.
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It's a great big mud turtle!
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The box had now sunk so low in the water that it was on the bottom of the little cove and no longer was the turtle towing it along.
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The turtle, finding that it could no longer swim, had come to the top of the water and was splashing about, trying to get loose.
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By this time the mud turtle, which was a very large one, had struggled and squirmed about so hard in the water that he had shaken loose the knot in the end of Jan's rope.
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The knot had been caught under its left front leg and when the turtle swam or crawled along on the bottom, the rope had been held tightly in place, and so the box was pulled along.
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But when Jan's boat sank and went aground, the turtle could not pull it any farther, and had to back up, just as Nicknack the goat sometimes backed up his cart.
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The next turtle might go out into the lake.
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Besides, I'd be afraid if a mud turtle pulled me along.
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The skin of the big turtle was also used for making cement.
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Turtles should have a big tub of earth in which to bury themselves in the winter.
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Read the answer to Lyman C. in Post-office Box, No. 5, where you will find full directions for the care of turtles.
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DRAINING THE POND V. SELLING TURTLES VI.
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We'll bring down a barrel or two and a couple of rakes and have a regular turtle hunt," he laughed.
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The water had fallen so much already that there were little shallow pools scattered all over the bottom of the pond, and in some of these they could already see the heads of surprised turtles sticking out.
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Bob, who was the first to arrive at the pool, drew his rake across the shallow water and a big struggling snapping turtle was overturned and dragged out.
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It was nearly sundown when they finished the hunt and by that time most of the boys in the neighborhood had learned that the water was being drained from the pond and that a turtle hunt was on and had come down to see the fun.
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Examples of Turtle

Example #1
Then he would buy my Colisyum, and I wouldn't sell it for all his puffball lordship might offer.
Example #2
Possession's nine points were with me; and here I sat and faced him; and here he stormed, and would do this and should do that; and I went on with my work.
Example #3
The island was barely descried on the horizon, and was not to be noticed at all; but as Sir Thomas looked at it, he was _seized by an unaccountable desire to steer toward it_.
Example #4
Admiral Sir Thomas Williams, a straight-forward and excellent man, was in command of a ship crossing the Atlantic Ocean.
Example #5
I had rather be a giantess and lie under Mount Pelion.
Example #6
He will print them, out of doubt; for he cares not what he puts into the press when he would put us two.