Usage examples for scorpion

  1. A child was bitten a few days ago by a scorpion and died to- day. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  2. It is this species that generally inflicts the wound, when persons complain of being bitten by a scorpion and it has a mischievous propensity for insinuating itself into the folds of dress. – Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon by J. Emerson Tennent
  3. But while Leothric made to smite at his head, he shot forward scorpion wise over his head the length of his armoured tail. – The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories by Lord Dunsany