Sentence Examples with the word Scratches

It also seems to me that such scratches in the whale are probably made by hostile contact with other whales; for I have most remarked them in the large, full-grown bulls of the species.

So the Captain-General took Eureka from the arms of the now weeping Dorothy and in spite of the kitten's snarls and scratches carried it away to prison.

Carbides of chromium are known; when the metal is heated in an electric furnace with excess of carbon, crystalline, C2Cr 3, is formed; this scratches quartz and topaz, and the crystals are very resistant to the action of acids; CCr 4 has also been described (H.