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talon
used in The House of Hades

8 uses
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Definition
a sharp hooked claw — especially on a bird of prey
  • Kelli's fingernails grew into long black talons.
    p. 107.9
  • Out of the corner of his eye, he saw Kelli lunge, raking her talons across Annabeth's arm.
    p. 111.3
  • The creature looked almost exactly like one: a wrinkled hag with batlike wings, brass talons, and glowing red eyes.
    p. 185.5
  • The monsters' talons looked plenty dangerous.
    p. 185.9
  • Its massive talons dug into the mud as it pulled itself forward, its tail whipping from side to side.
    p. 299.5
  • Her fingernails grew into talons.
    p. 358.9
  • A gryphon soared overhead, almost decapitating him with its talons.
    p. 508.3
  • The god of the pit flexed his fingers, examining his own polished black talons.
    p. 517.0

There are no more uses of "talon" in The House of Hades.

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