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- n. Plural form of fer-de-lance.
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The cleared part of the path wasn't wide enough for two people, and there was no longer enough light to reveal any fer-de-lances that might be in the ferns at its edge.
Efrain's eyes automatically scanned the ground for fer-de-lances or bushmasters like the one that had killed the foal's mother.
It seemed like every other day, the groundskeepers were machete-ing the fer-de-lances.
I visited McHuron during her time at the beach of Galibi in Suriname; she proved to be the sort of scientist who refused to be deterred: breathtaking humidity or downpours, fer-de-lances on the beach or jaguars, Liz was always on the move, always working to aid the critically-endangered leatherbacks while studying them with the thoroughness inherit in a born scientist.