Definitions

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  • adjective having the approximate size of a sparrow

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Examples

  • My rib cage might have been empty, except for the sparrow-sized heart beating itself to death against my bones.

    Vicious Grace

  • My rib cage might have been empty, except for the sparrow-sized heart beating itself to death against my bones.

    Vicious Grace

  • My rib cage might have been empty, except for the sparrow-sized heart beating itself to death against my bones.

    Vicious Grace

  • I really don't know but they seemed about sparrow-sized to me and looked like tiny chickens waiting to be put on a rotisserie.

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  • I really don't know but they seemed about sparrow-sized to me and looked like tiny chickens waiting to be put on a rotisserie.

    Adventure, X2

  • You take little sparrow-sized sips, and you keep telling yourself you like the taste, and by the time you get to the bottom of the glass, it's true.

    The Burglar On The Prowl

  • The Quelea bird (Black-Faced Dioch) is a sparrow-sized weaver that may be the world's most destructive grain-eating bird.

    Chapter 10

  • The five-hundred-square-mile enclave in which birds of this solitary flock chose to build their nests of heaped grass, deposit their mushroom-colored eggs and hatch their sparrow-sized chicks was a mere postage stamp on a vast package of forbidding terrain.

    Even Cowgirls Get The Blues

  • Each of these last incorporated a china dove, sparrow-sized if the roses were to be believed, lying dead with wings outstretched amid the pallid blooms.

    More Work for the Undertaker

  • Each of these last incorporated a china dove, sparrow-sized if the roses were to be believed, lying dead with wings outstretched amid the pallid blooms.

    More Work for the Undertaker

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