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  • It was a weird, improbable metamorphosis for the plump, gypsy-like woman with long batik dresses and dyed-black hair Jane had last seen arguing with impecunious guests on Kuta beach.

    A Covert Affair

  • She has dyed-black hair, wears black eyeliner smudged down to her cheeks, and has a mean-looking stud in her nose.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • Creasy was getting on, by modern-day standards—you hardly ever saw a uniform in his late fifties these days, except in the upper ranks—and his slicked-back, dyed-black hair got him known to everyone in the building as Creasy 2000.

    The Priest

  • Strips of gold-plated metal adorned his garments, which were of dyed-black leather, and a long curved sword hung at his waist.

    The Daughter of Pernius

  • One of them, a former sergeant named Griesdorf, did ask me about the rumored connection between Mickey Wallaces death and what had happened to Jimmy, and for a time there was an awkward silence until a red-faced cop with dyed-black hair said: Jesus, Stevie, this isnt the time or the place!

    The Lovers

  • But rather than go off about Olympia's amazing sense of community and so on, I'm going to tell you a story...so one summer night a bunch of pale-faced dyed-black punker-dykes were hanging out when a gang of lumberjack dykes that's what we called them crashed the party and tried to start a rumble.

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  • A girl, her dyed-black hair done in pigtails, said, "The auld git wi 'the cough?"

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • Shaggy, dyed-black hair stuck at odd angles from beneath a large set of earphones that looked more natural on him than ears themselves.

    Hamlet II: Ophelia’s Revenge

  • I had not known that he was in Paris, but I could have no doubt it was himself: the monocle, the handsome nose, the toupee ', the yellow skin, the dyed-black moustache, the splendid height -- it was indeed Caravacioli!

    The Beautiful Lady

  • His normally dyed-black hair was white and he showed no reaction as the judge delivered his sentence.

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