Usage examples for neigh

  1. There is the neigh of joy, upon returning home after a hard day's work, the neigh of distress, when he has strayed from his companions, the neigh of salutation that passes between two horses when they meet, and the neigh of terror when enemies are near. – The Human Side of Animals by Royal Dixon
  2. More than one neigh had responded to that of Holtspur's steed; which the cavalier knew were not echoes, but proceeded from horses approaching the spot. – The White Gauntlet by Mayne Reid
  3. So Mary Louise blew on her whistle and made a wish, when, all of a sudden, quicker than a wink, they heard a neigh in the courtyard, and looking out of the window, saw Dapple Gray. – The Iceberg Express by David Magie Cory
  4. Yes, his ears did not deceive him, that was an unmistakable neigh there must be horses near, but how they came here he was at a loss to divine. – Quicksands by Adolph Streckfuss
  5. What would you do, Neigh – The Hand of Ethelberta by Thomas Hardy
  6. Now and again they stopped short to neigh a peremptory call, as though asking the reason of this surprising conduct. – Peggy Stewart at School by Gabrielle E. Jackson
  7. It is then well for the actors to go through the alphabet for verbs- bay, bray, lay, neigh pay, prey, pray, play, stay, say; and act them in order. – What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  8. Suddenly, with a wild neigh she made for the open field at one side of the road. – The Motor Maids Across the Continent by Katherine Stokes
  9. The neigh of a horse attracted our attention, and a man, mounted bare- backed, made his appearance about a hundred paces from us. – Adventures of a Young Naturalist by Lucien Biart
  10. Presently his horse's ears pricked, and the animal gave a low neigh – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  11. I meant that she cannot love Mr. Ladywell because he stands lower in her opinion than Mr. Neigh and him she certainly does not care for. – The Hand of Ethelberta by Thomas Hardy
  12. There was the sound of a dull blow and then that horrible, gobbling neigh broke out close to me. – Carnacki, The Ghost Finder by William Hope Hodgson
  13. " Cover the mare's eyes, and hold her mouth, lest she neigh said Winter. – Hereward, The Last of the English by Charles Kingsley
  14. " No trouble at all," declared the horse, with a contemptuous neigh – Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum.
  15. But surely you started, Neigh when you suspected it just this moment? – The Hand of Ethelberta by Thomas Hardy
  16. The neigh of a horse! – Rienzi by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  17. If any footstep was heard in the courtyard, she began to neigh and was always looking round as the door opened. – Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush by Ian Maclaren
  18. I must consider what to do with Mr. Neigh and Mr. Ladywell. – The Hand of Ethelberta by Thomas Hardy