Example sentences for: deer

How can you use “deer” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In open glades, peacocks preen, and shy, tiny barking deer, no taller than the peacocks, race away at an intruder’s approach.

  • You’ll find handsome polished cedarwood cups, bowls, trays, and masks — as well as kitsch renditions of the tame deer that loiter lazily around the island’s major tourist attractions, waiting (sometimes impatiently) for a free snack from yet another fascinated visitor.

  • Deer are also solitary and nocturnal and enter water when chased [ 5 ] . They are also adapted to swampy areas and are good at camouflage [ 5 ] . All these characteristics are considered by the hunters when choosing deer dogs.

  • Wildlife inside the park includes fat little porcupine, hare, red squirrel, deer, moose and an occasional bear, lynx, and fox.

  • A few examples follow: dipper duck for the pied-billed grebe; jakes for young male turkeys (their elders are toms); loopwood or witch hobble for the hobblebush ( Viburnum alnifolium ) because the stems bend over and grow roots at the tips creating a loop that can abruptly trip a hiker in snowy woods; pippin , not for the apple, but for the tangy, red berry of wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens); pugger for ferret; quong-queedle for the bobolink; rain crow for the cuckoo, often heard before rain; scoke (or skoke ) for pokeweed ( Phytolacca americana ) of Massachusett Indian origin; skipper for a young deer; and finally an imaginative one, whippoorwill shoes for the lady's slipper orchid (Cypripedium acaule) .


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