kynsi englanniksi   talon, bill, nail, fingernail, clove, peak, toenail, claw


: rfquotek|Francis Bacon

: rfquotek|Knight

*: France had no infantry that dared to face the English bows and bills.

*: In the British Museum there is an entry of a warrant, granted to Nicholas Spicer, authorising him to impress smiths for making two thousand Welch bills or glaives.

: rfquotek|Strype

*: The bitterns hollow bill was heard.[[Category:en:Weapons]]----

: ux|en|When Im nervous I bite my nails.

*: Orion hit a rabbit once; but though sore wounded it got to the bury, and, struggling in, the arrow caught the side of the hole and was drawn out. Indeed, a nail filed sharp is not of much avail as an arrowhead; you must have it barbed, and that was a little beyond our skill.

: He nailed the placard to the post.

: He used the ax head for nailing.

*: The rivets of your arms were nailed with gold.

*: well nail the sophist to it, if we can get him on that charge;

: I really nailed that test.

: There’s a benefit gala at the Boston Pops tonight, and... well, I’m trying to nail the flautist. - Brian Griffin in the TV series Family Guy

: rfquotek|Crabb

*: Seven pounds make a clove, 2 cloves a stone, 2 stone a tod 6 1/2 tods a wey, 2 weys a sack, 12 sacks a last. The Pathway points out the etymology of the word cloves; it calls them claves or nails. It is to be observed here that a sack is 13 tods, and a tod 28 pounds, so that the sack is 364 pounds.

*: By a statute of 9 Hen. VI. it was ordained that the wey of cheese should contain 32 cloves of 7 lbs. each, i.e. 224 lbs., or 2 cwts.

*: A less risky method is to lift your whisk or beater to check the condition of the peaks of the egg whites; the foam should be just stiff enough to stand up in well-defined, unwavering peaks.

: The stock market reached a peak in September 1929.

*: By last year, family income was 8 percent lower than it had been 11 years earlier, at its peak in 2000, according to inflation-adjusted numbers from the Census Bureau.

: Historians argue about when the Roman Empire began to peak and ultimately decay.

*: There peaketh up a mighty high mount.

*: Dwindle, peak, and pine.

: rfquotek|Shakespeare

: rfquotek|Gray

*: Using her hands like windshield wipers, she tried to flick snow away from her mouth. When she clawed at her chest and neck, the crumbs maddeningly slid back onto her face. She grew claustrophobic.

*: I cannot hide what I am: I must be sad when I have cause, and smile at no mans jests; eat when I have stomach, and wait for no mans leisure; sleep when I am drowsy, and tend on no mans business; laugh when I am merry, and claw no man in his humour.

*: Rich men they claw, soothe up, and flatter; the poor they contemn and despise.

*: In the aforesaid preamble, the king fairly claweth the great monasteries, wherein, saith he, religion, thanks be to God, is right well kept and observed; though he claweth them soon after in another acceptation.

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