- （用嘴含） hold in the mouth:
have a pipe between one's teeth; 衔着烟斗
Swallows carry bits of earth in their bills to build nests. 燕子衔泥筑窠。
- （存在心里） harbour; bear:
harbour resentment; bear a grudge 衔恨
- （级别） rank; title:
permanent representative with the rank of ambassador; 大使衔常驻代表
counsellor with rank of minister 公使衔参赞
Continuity is ensured by using the same props in successive scenes.
In writing, the title `Doctor' is abbreviated to `Dr'.
Something forced into or put over the mouth to prevent speaking or crying out.
The soldiers walk one by one in good order.
The brown noddy often brings grass to line the nest before breeding starts.
She jumped onto a leaf holding a walnut in her mouth.
A red rag hangs from an open mouth.
The dog caught the stick in its mouth.
He was born with a silver spoon in his mouth and has never worked in his life.
The dog retrieved a wounded bird.