What does the word vulture mean?

Usage examples for vulture

  1. She wore Hathor's vulture headdress, and on it the disc of the moon fashioned of silver. – Moon of Israel by H. Rider Haggard
  2. Bitterly too by this time she must have suffered, for the dove can never be at peace in the bosom of the vulture, or cease to hate the carrion of which he must ever carry about with him at least the disgusting memorials. – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald
  3. He has the sight and instincts of a vulture! – The Quest of the Sacred Slipper by Sax Rohmer