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Usage examples for stumpy

  1. Fox wagged his stumpy tail and looked up with knowing eyes ” – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  2. Try ag'in coolly replied Stumpy – The Adventures of a Three-Guinea Watch by Talbot Baines Reed
  3. “ I have had seven days of it though he thought and that will be enough to pay for the desk the dinner and the glasses and make all right with Stumpy and Rowdy – A Little Dinner at Timmins's by William Makepeace Thackeray
  4. “ I asked you before he signed on with me said the captain pointing a stumpy forefinger at him – Dialstone Lane, Part 1. by W.W. Jacobs
  5. All our family have short or stumpy tails ” – Umboo, the Elephant by Howard R. Garis
  6. The leader thereof is a stumpy but enormously important looking private – The First Hundred Thousand by Ian Hay
  7. “ Mrs Lovenant Smith's face was wrinkled like a dried apple and the hand though beautifully kept was wrinkled too and had moreover rather stumpy nails – The Story of Louie by Oliver Onions
  8. Long Jack and Stumpy Bill became John Long and William Short – Saltbush Bill, J.P., and Other Verses by A. B. Paterson
  9. “ Tommy said stumpy little Sammy Bantam it's a good thing you didn't live in Egypt Tommy in the days of Joseph – Queer Stories for Boys and Girls by Edward Eggleston
  10. But according to his grandfather's account the murdered gamekeeper on the contrary was a broadly built stumpy man – Harvest by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  11. And then when she needed help most on the day before the wedding Stumpy saved her and the quiet flame of his eyes was more than the brute power of his brother – The Lamp in the Desert by Ethel M. Dell
  12. See Hoodie cried Duke in delight holding up his stumpy little forefinger on which birdie was contentedly perched – Hoodie by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  13. The same may be said of the different Cryptocephali who all have stumpy limbs ” – The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles by Jean Henri Fabre
  14. Oh Stumpy the great chamber is open and it's full of gold and treasure – The Pirate Woman by Aylward Edward Dingle
  15. It had a stumpy pointed tail – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
  16. “ A hundred and fifty yards of green grass with the skeleton that was once some old hay wagon up ended in the middle of it and sky blue water showing through the grass blades in the depressions a brown mud wall straggling along the other side of the green more or less parallel to your breastwork with white sandbags crowning it like an irregular coping the inevitable stumpy stakes and masses of rusted barbed wire in front – Letters from France by C. E. W. Bean
  17. They were stumpy in stature and ragged in form for want of cultivation or perhaps of congenial soil – Byeways in Palestine by James Finn
  18. The apse opened into a large porch with three steps in front on the arms of the cross which were prolonged into a kind of vestibule serving at once as nave and side aisles to this stumpy church – En Route by J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
  19. Babe a direct contrast to his brother being thick necked stumpy and dark had not failed to garner his share of the rich harvest – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates