snake

Part of speech: noun

A serpent.

Part of speech: adjective

Snaky.

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Usage examples "snake":

  1. If I could but know after all, I might cease to hunger and ache, Though your heart were ever so small, If it were not a stone or a snake. - "Poems & Ballads (First Series)", Algernon Charles Swinburne.
  2. So, followed by many servants, the king went to where the Snake lived. - "More Jataka Tales", Re-told by Ellen C. Babbitt.
  3. Then he caught me fiercely by the shoulders, He drew me close to him, He forced my eyes to meet his, And low and hoarse he cried to me in torture: She jumped to the mark of the sky flower, And the snake with death in its mouth was there; The mark was the mark you set for her, Yiada. - "The Fire Bird", Gene Stratton-Porter.