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  • n. Plural form of cobra.


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  • His dark eyes were hooded like twin cobras and the serving maids dealt with him quickly when they could be forced to do so at all.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • Southern Asia bore the brunt of the deaths, with venomous snakes such as cobras and vipers killing 14,000 people each year.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • He said wardens have encountered other exotic snakes, such as cobras and pit vipers, but never this species.


  • As a physician who too is seeing a downturn in “cash flow” due to lots of lost insurance, lost cobras, switching kids to medicaid b/c the family has lost insurance, those with insurance deferring medical decisions due to large deductible, large co-pays or simply can not afford the time off work to take care of or recover etc

    Think Progress » Arizona Doctor Plans To Close His Office Because Of ‘Stress’ Caused By ‘Obamacare’

  • Unlike cobras and peacocks, Eastern box turtles are native to this part of the U.S., so one could theoretically survive in Manhattan, especially in the relatively wild Inwood Hill Park.

    City's Latest Fugitive: A Humble Turtle

  • He called the bluffs on the other side of the wide valley a mystical place, the land of “honey and cobras.”

    Jacob’s Ladder

  • Susan Sarandon , who found the play to be "very thought provoking and at the same time very fun" said the cobra saga made her wonder about other potential cobras loose in New York.

    Comedian Earns His Stripes

  • Philippines, I imagined jungles, cobras in sugarcane fields, shacks filled with malaria, but I felt she'd be okay, having survived the three rows of teeth at the Times.

    Benaue Rice Terraces

  • Yet, if football is genuinely so eager to chisel every last penny from itself it needs to look even further back than Stockport's brief flirtation with becoming a load of cobras.

    Selling sport naming rights is just a load of old Cobras | Harry Pearson

  • This is J.J. M. Roberts's comment on the verse from the HarperCollins Study Bible: "Seraphs, winged cobras ... often represented in Egyptian art, in association with Syro-Phoenician thrones, and on Israelite seals with wings outstretched to protect the deity."

    You Go, Greydanus, or, O'Brien and the Dragon


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