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  • He stared at the floor, his broad-nosed, pebbly-skinned image reflected in polished onyx, his muddy brown eyes wide with terror under painfully rigid brow tuffs.

    Genellan- Planetfall

  • And outside there the sea rocked in drowsy rest; ships and clumsy, broad-nosed prams ploughed graves in its bluish surface, and scattered rays to the right and left, and glided on, whilst the smoke rolled up in downy masses from the chimney-stacks, and the stroke of the engine pistons pierced the clammy air with a dull sound.

    Hunger

  • He was small and wiry and black-haired, and had a broad-nosed, strong-chinned, unlined face.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Her face, brown-skinned, broad-nosed, under bushy black hair, remained smooth, and the eyes still shone like a girl's.

    Starfarers

  • The villagers were small, brown, broad-nosed: men in loincloths, women in grass shawls, babies riding hips.

    Stallion Gate

  • For all the scarring of his hands, the huge man's broad-nosed face was unmarked.

    Conan The Unconquered

  • He made sure that the tassel hung directly above his right ear -- just like the broad-nosed Irukanian pirates were wont to do. "life isn't worth a farthing, my dear!" he recited dramatically.

    Hard to be a god

  • The typical Bhil is small, dark, broad-nosed and ugly, but well built and active.

    The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II

  • The thick-lipped, broad-nosed face is negroid in type ....

    The Journal of Negro History, Volume 6, 1921

  • They were of varied type: the broad-nosed, woolly-haired type to which the word "Negro" is sometimes confined; the black, curly-haired, sharper featured type, which must be considered an equally Negroid variation.

    The Negro

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