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zebra

n. a referee. (Because of the black-and-white striped shirt.) The zebra blew the whistle on almost every play.
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Good evening, friend Zebra," said Omby Amby, in reply to the creature's greeting.
Crab," said the zebra, "here are the people I told you about; and they know more than you do, who lives in a pool, and more than I do, who lives in a forest.
So you see," continued the zebra, addressing the crab, "here are people of real consequence, who know what they are talking about.
Ladies and gentlemen," continued the zebra, "please pardon my poor friend, because he is ignorant and stupid, and does not understand.
exclaimed the zebra, in astonishment; "do I hear you aright?
The crab began laughing again, which so provoked the zebra that he tried to shake the little creature off.
I'm sorry I asked you to decide this question," said the zebra, crossly.
Then the zebra trotted back to the forest, bearing the crab with him, and disappeared amid the gloom of the trees.
Appearances are deceitful," replied the Zebra, smiling in the consciousness of a more insupportable wit, "or I should have to think that you had come out of the Legislature.
In four coloured drawings, which I have seen, of hybrids between the ass and zebra, the legs were much more plainly barred than the rest of the body; and in one of them there was a double shoulder-stripe.
For myself, I venture confidently to look back thousands on thousands of generations, and I see an animal striped like a zebra, but perhaps otherwise very differently constructed, the common parent of our domestic horse, whether or not it be descended from one or more wild stocks, of the ass, the hemionus, quagga, and zebra.
Bara, the deer, Horta, the boar, and, best and wariest, Pacco, the zebra, were for the young, the strong, and the agile, but Numa was hungry-hungrier than he ever had been in the five short years of his life.
Zebra or deer or man, what mattered it so that it was warm flesh, red with the hot juices of life?
A team of researchers analyzed the genes of dozens of plains zebras and picked out nine genetic subpopulations of the species, according to a study in the journal (https://www.
Proximity will launch its STREAM logistical app within the Zebra group, but will also be eligible to supply its current customer base Zebras full range of software developments.