Definition of quadrupeds

Common misspellings:
  • quadrapeds (0.0%)
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Examples of usage:
  1. I have already mentioned that in Europe several quadrupeds of living as well as extinct species were common to pre glacial and post glacial times - The Student's Elements of Geology by Sir Charles Lyell

  2. When this island was overrun with beasts of prey in the shape of quadrupeds and lawless bipeds the baron and the man of wealth found it necessary to shut themselves within castellated mansions and circumvallated domains and hence the vulgar association between such establishments and a presumed high rank in their occupiers - A Morning's Walk from London to Kew by Richard Phillips

  3. Most birds drink sipping at intervals but pigeons take a long continued draught like quadrupeds - The-Natural-History-of-Selborne by White, Gilbert