"You didn't get the Porpoise," the centipede said exultantly, as though his escape materially diminished our success.
You should be a centipede, Hal, instead of that forlorn biped, a bachelor.
If he had as many legs as a centipede, they would tire before night.
"He saw me walking in the Stad with the centipede," Greta added.
The warrior saw that he had now only one arrow left in his quiver, and if this one failed he could not kill the centipede.
Was the creature a centipede he would hardly have drumsticks to satisfy you!
Both the scorpion and centipede have a venomous sting, the former sometimes fatal.
The stings of the centipede and other animals should be dealt with exactly as that of the scorpion.
And the centipede slid down on to the ground, and with something like a chuckle vanished.
During my stay there I was bitten by a centipede on the ball of my thumb.
Any of various flattened, wormlike arthropods of the class Chilopoda, whose bodies are divided into many segments, each with one pair of legs. The front legs are modified into venomous pincers used to catch prey. Compare millipede.