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talon
used in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang)

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Definition
a sharp hooked claw — especially on a bird of prey
  • Then tore they with their talons each the other's cheeks and neck on every side, and so sped to the right across the dwellings and the city of the people.
    Book 2 (37% in)
  • In his talons he held a dove and plucked her, and shed the feathers down to the earth, midway between the ship and Telemachus himself.
    Book 15 (95% in)

There are no more uses of "talon" in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang).

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