Usage examples for thigh

  1. He then went into the thigh which he ate and drank another glass of wine to prepare a passage for the rest. – The Physiology of Taste by Brillat Savarin
  2. I took one thigh bone that was whole, sat down on the bank and we compared it with my own. – The Bark Covered House or, Back in the Woods Again by William Nowlin
  3. After this, when the bone had become diseased and the thigh had mortified, Cambyses the son of Cyrus was carried off by the wound, having reigned in all seven years and five months, and being absolutely childless both of male and female offspring. – The History Of Herodotus Volume 1(of 2) by Herodotus
  4. Passing from that ward into the one adjoining, I came suddenly upon two nurses dressing a thigh stump, while the patient filled the air with half- suppressed shrieks and groans. – Half a Century by Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm
  5. Had she caught him at advantage, would she not have smote him, hip and thigh? – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope
  6. The form of the knee, the swell of the calf, the contours of the thigh and the trunk, are summarily indicated, and are, as it were, vaguely modelled under the wood. – Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology And Guide To The Study Of Antiquities In Egypt by Gaston Camille Charles Maspero
  7. But as the day wore on, and the room grew hot and close, and the pain in his thigh became more grievous, the frame of his mind altered. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  8. He slapped his thigh. – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster
  9. The cattleman's teeth clicked together and he slapped his hand against his thigh in a reach for the gun which was not there. – The Untamed by Max Brand
  10. But this young man, riding up the street in the sunshine, smiling and nodding this way and that, his hand on his thigh, belonged to another order. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  11. Fortunately, although these patriarchal bones are very scanty- two teeth, a thigh- bone, and the skull- cap- we are now in a position to form some idea of the nature of their living owner. – The Story of Evolution by Joseph McCabe
  12. Chips had planted his knife in Andrews's thigh, and had cut Dalton and Journegan badly in the mix- up. – Mr. Trunnell by T. Jenkins Hains
  13. In his bridle- hand, he clutched his bow and several arrows; with his other hand, he wielded his long lance; while his quiver and shield were slung at his back, and his rifle across his thigh. – History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians by George Mogridge
  14. Then he lifted a hand and smote himself on the thigh. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  15. The iliac vessels, in passing to the thigh, assume the name of femoral. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise