from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a specified kind of hair. Often used in combination: a longhaired cat; a shorthaired dog.
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- adj. Having some specific type of hair.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having hair.
- adj. In composition: Having (such) hair.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having hair: commonly used in composition: as, long-haired, yellow-haired, dark-haired, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having or covered with hair
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They are either drawn or cut off flush in short-haired skins when dry, but in one like the bear they may be driven to the head and left so.
Club, to hunt for talent; at the same time a brother of the chairman of the Phœnix committee, who kept a bar-room in Chicago, received a letter which caused considerable discussion between him and his partner, and several interviews with a certain short-haired, thick-set individual who frequented his place.
The white head of the old among the dark-haired is like an almond tree, with its white blossoms, among the dark trees around [Holden].
Turns out that grizzly means grey-haired, which is why the large bears are so called.
A lot of well aged prime beef comes out of the cooler in a state that is called 'haired' in the industry due to the growth of fungi on the fat layer.
Most of the women sitting around the huge quilting frame are your typical little old ladies, white haired and shrunken, with Kleenex at the ready.
Martha is a little girl for whom the reader becomes, effectively, a stand-in, and Lionel is a suave, ginger-haired cat-trickster who only pretends to spend his days napping on the sofa.
I'm in a Latin American novel, one in which an egret-haired viejo shakes with some invisible sorrow, some obscene affliction, and chronicles it secretly, till it shows in his face, the parenthetical wrinkles confirming his fiction to his deep embarrassment.
There were college students, college professors, a group of older gray-haired former hippies, a woman knitting, two young men playing chess.
One of the silver-haired club members, let's call her Mary, caught a glimpse of me discussing B.O.B. on television, and she wanted to know more about him.
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