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 Meanings and Examples of CROCODILE
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crocodile
 n.  a large reptile with a hard skin that lives in and near rivers and lakes
Classic Sentence:
1  How doth the little crocodile.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER II. The Pool of Tears
2  'I don't think I ever saw a crocodile,' returned Mr. Dick, mildly.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. MR. DICK FULFILS MY AUNT'S PREDICTIONS
3  They deified the crocodile of the Nile, because the crocodile is tongueless; and the Sperm Whale has no tongue, or at least it is so exceedingly small, as to be incapable of protrusion.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 79. The Prairie.
4  The cat is a drawing-room tiger, the lizard is a pocket crocodile.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—NINETY YEARS AND THIRTY-TWO TEETH
5  I had been reading to Peggotty about crocodiles.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. I OBSERVE
6  I couldn't quite understand why Peggotty looked so queer, or why she was so ready to go back to the crocodiles.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. I OBSERVE
7  We had exhausted the crocodiles, and begun with the alligators, when the garden-bell rang.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. I OBSERVE
Example Sentence:
1  Her crocodile skin clutch bag matched her shoes.
2  An operation is beginning to try to save a species of crocodile from extinction.
3  A cloud like a fluffy white crocodile basked at the bottom of the vast open fan of fading turquoise sky.
4  A crocodile was lurking just below the surface.
5  The crocodile can crawl along the riverbed.