TURTLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of TURTLE
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turtle
 n.  any aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming
Classic Sentence:
1  His protruding underlip retreated to normal as swiftly as a turtle withdraws its head beneath its shell.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
2  I never said he wasn't but he's as helpless as a turtle on his back.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
3  They still didn't make much sense and she was still angry at Ashley being called a turtle on his back.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
4  I see traces of the turtle soup, and venison, and gold spoon in this.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI
5  That object is, to be fed on turtle soup and venison with a gold spoon.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II
6  He means turtle soup and venison, with a gold spoon, and that he wants to be set up with a coach and six.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III
7  AFTER dinner all the gang turned out to hunt for turtle eggs on the bar.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
8  Of the two soups he chose turtle with savory patties and went on to the game without omitting a single dish or one of the wines.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVIII
Example Sentence:
1  On land the turtle is ungainly, but in the water it isvery agile.
2  The spill could wipe out the Gulf's turtle population.
3  The turtle hibernates in a shallow burrow for six months of the year.