Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: tortoises
IPA transcription: [t'ɔɹtəsəz]
Usage examples
  • I thought I could see floating on the surface of the waters enormous chelonia, pre-adamite tortoises, resembling floating islands.
  • Being all come aboard, they consider where to get provisions, especially flesh, seeing they scarce eat anything else; and of this the most common sort is pork; the next food is tortoises, which they salt a little: sometimes they rob such or such hog-yards, where the Spaniards often have a thousand head of swine together.