Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Drawn to a fine thread; minute; hence, over-refined; over-elaborated; subtile: as, fine-spun theories.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Spun so as to be fine; drawn to a fine thread; attenuated; hence, unsubstantial; visionary.
- adj. developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety
- adj. developed in excessively fine detail
“A kickball fell from her finespun fingers, bouncing disinterestedly away at an oblique angle, a distant shadow from a 767 drifting across its path.”
“Marquis Conrade, thy wit begins to halt; I will trust thy finespun measures no longer, but will try my own.”
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“They didn't take, for as Mr. Stewart asks: "What man with a beard could say such finespun silken terms without cursing afterwards to clear his mouth?”
“Darling Death shouted in his ear, his ear made to record the least, the most finespun of worm-cries and dragonfly-jubilations" -- Levertov”
“He was dressed for the festival in a finespun linen shirt and woolen hose and a vest still decorated with a wilted flower.”
“Meanwhile the four women were stripping Regapisk of his travel-worn clothing and draping him in finespun, marvelously decorated kilts and robes.”
“Her wellturned ankle displayed its perfect proportions beneath her skirt and just the proper amount and no more of her shapely limbs encased in finespun hose with highspliced heels and wide garter tops.”
“The whole street had gone drab and hushed and indistinct around their large, quiet and flushed figures, the finespun light of their garments stirring about them as if the celestial fabric were subject to the invisible currents of the air which men cannot feel.”
“Though finespun dreams had lulled the very soul, Our peace of mind was shattered: Beyond the palings, Europe's children hold aloft Their begging-bowl.”
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