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to draw away involuntarily, usually out of fear or disgust

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He listened greedily to the quail calling, and laughed outright, once, in sheer joy, at a tiny chipmunk that fled scolding up a bank, slipping on the crumbly surface and falling down, then dashing across the road under his horse's nose and, still scolding, scrabbling up a protecting oak.
But the other animals--the squirrels, and quail, and cottontails, were creatures of the Wild who had never yielded allegiance to man.
Still, though the chief and the young girl quailed in terror at these horrible sights and sounds, no harm came to them, for their lives had been free from evil, and the Master of Life had said that no evil should happen unto them.
The keeper, then, in full detail, and bit by bit, described the end of the contest, exalting to the best of his power and ability the valour of Don Quixote, at the sight of whom the lion quailed, and would not and dared not come out of the cage, although he had held the door open ever so long; and showing how, in consequence of his having represented to the knight that it was tempting God to provoke the lion in order to force him out, which he wished to have done, he very reluctantly, and altogether against his will, had allowed the door to be closed.
Utterson had already quailed at the name of Hyde; but when the stick was laid before him, he could doubt no longer; broken and battered as it was, he recognized it for one that he had himself presented many years before to Henry Jekyll.
However that might be, poor Martha had a woman's heart, and a tender one, and it quailed within her, as she looked round at those strange old men, and from them to the calm features of Adam Colburn.
Pheasant and quail hunters alike focused on the content of the hill as it pertained to the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) cap.
A Limpopo-based bottled quail eggs producers, Tweeter Quail company is on a mission to attract partners and investors during the forthcoming Africa Big 7.
M2 EQUITYBITES-April 25, 2019-XRI Acquires Fountain Quail Water Treatment
Global Banking News-April 25, 2019-XRI closes acquisition of Fountain Quail water treatment division
Keywords: Japanese quail, feeding and environmental regimes, Growth, Morphometric, Carcass traits.
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VEHARI -- Two labourers died due to suffocation in a room of a quail farm at Chak-65/WB, about 30 kilometres from here, on Friday.
Mr Moduke said in an interview that while doing research, he came across quail farming and instantly became interested in undertaking the egg production project.
The quail is still little studied resulting in a great shortage of information regarding genetics, nutrition and management.