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Ordóñez

[awr-th aw-nyeth, -nyes]
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  1. An·to·nio [ahn-taw-nyaw] /ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/, 1932–1998, Spanish bullfighter.
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  • Ordonez stepped in front of the bull and lowered his scarlet cloth to the ground.

    The Night-Born

    Jack London

  • Then stepped forward Ordonez, the chief matador, with the long sword and the scarlet cape.

    The Night-Born

    Jack London

  • Five times Ordonez essayed the thrust, and each time the sword went but part way in or struck bone.

    The Night-Born

    Jack London

  • When Ordonez moved the cloth on the ground, the bull forgot the sword and lowered his head to smell the cloth.

    The Night-Born

    Jack London

  • Ordonez stamped his foot in the sand, and cried out, and waved the scarlet cloth.

    The Night-Born

    Jack London