OSTRICH in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of OSTRICH
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 n.  large bird of the genus Struthio
Classic Sentence:
1  And, curled about the brim of this confection was the perkiest of green ostrich plumes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIII
2  He bolts down all events, all creeds, and beliefs, and persuasions, all hard things visible and invisible, never mind how knobby; as an ostrich of potent digestion gobbles down bullets and gun flints.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 49. The Hyena.
3  "All right," said Marija, reaching for her hat, which was big enough to be a drum major's, and full of ostrich feathers.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 27
4  She has a hat with three ostrich feathers, orange, sky-blue, and red.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Context  Highlight   In ACT II
5  The almost vertical little ostrich feather on her hat, which had been a source of irritation to Mr. Samsa all the time she had been working for them, swayed gently in all directions.
Metamorphosis By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In III
Example Sentence:
1  The ostrich is the fastest animal on two legs.