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 Meanings and Examples of RAVEN
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raven
 n.  large black bird with a straight bill and long wedge-shaped tail
Classic Sentence: (43 in 3 pages)
1  "If I had a raven or a fox cub I could play with it," said Mary.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
2  On the way he passed by a mill, and there sat a raven with broken wings, and out of pity he took him and wrapped him in the skin.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE LITTLE PEASANT
3  Then the peasant pinched the raven's head, so that he croaked and made a noise like krr, krr.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE LITTLE PEASANT
4  Then the peasant once more pinched the raven's head till he croaked loudly.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE LITTLE PEASANT
5  And the birds of the air came too, and bemoaned Snowdrop; and first of all came an owl, and then a raven, and at last a dove, and sat by her side.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In SNOWDROP
6  Scarcely were the words out of her mouth, when the child in her arms was turned into a raven, and flew away from her through the open window.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE RAVEN
7  Long after this, a man was making his way through the wood when he heard a raven calling, and he followed the sound of the voice.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE RAVEN
8  As it drew towards the appointed hour, he went outside into the garden and mounted the tan-heap to await the raven.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE RAVEN
9  Towards two o'clock he went into the garden and on to the tan-heap to watch for the raven.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE RAVEN
10  At two o'clock the raven could be seen approaching, and this time her coachman and everything about her, as well as her horses, were black.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE RAVEN
11  All the animals were now present except Moses, the tame raven, who slept on a perch behind the back door.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter I
12  The pigs had an even harder struggle to counteract the lies put about by Moses, the tame raven.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter II
13  In the middle of the summer Moses the raven suddenly reappeared on the farm, after an absence of several years.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter IX
14  A time came when there was no one who remembered the old days before the Rebellion, except Clover, Benjamin, Moses the raven, and a number of the pigs.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter X
15  The high cap no longer invested his brows, which were only shaded by short and thick curled hair of a raven blackness, corresponding to his unusually swart complexion.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
Example Sentence:
1  In Sweden, also, where the raven is common, the small black crow is rare.
2  The reason I raven is because I'm still trying to drop some weight for climbing, and in practical terms that means a lot of going to bed hungry.
3  Bring up a raven and he'll pick out your eyes.
4  The ravenous dog upset several garbage pails in its search for food.
5  As Bush prepares to formally enter the race for president, there is a glaring disconnect between his ravenous fundraising and support among the Republican elite, and the reception from everyday voters like Doss, 57.
6  Wheresoever the carcase is, there will the ravens be gathered together.