BURROW's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of burrow
n. tunnel; hole in the ground made by an animal for shelter; moving through by or as by digging
They will return to breed in the fall, and the male will reclaim his burrow, waiting to reconnect with his mate.
Sentence in Classic:
A door suddenly flew open out of what appeared to be solid wall at the end of the corridor, and a little, wizened man darted out of it, like a rabbit out of its burrow.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
She was as hunted as a fox, running with a bursting heart, trying to reach a burrow before the hounds caught up.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The burrow sloped into the ground at a gentle angle, so that we could see where the two corridors united, and the floor was dusty from use, like a little highway over which much travel went.
My Antonia By Willa Cather Context
Somewhere there, on that desolate plain, was lurking this fiendish man, hiding in a burrow like a wild beast, his heart full of malignancy against the whole race which had cast him out.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context
This expectation was in no degree diminished, when, by the doubtful twilight, he beheld twenty or thirty forms rising alternately from the cover of the tall, coarse grass, in front of the lodges, and then sinking again from the sight, as it were to burrow in the earth.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
He made sure of his back burrows, as huntsmen say; he hastily despatched one of his agents, by a roundabout way, to guard that issue.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context