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  • Her large-boned frame lay motionless across the bed, her breath shallow and regular.

    The creation of Brown-man

  • In the dim light it was impossible to tell whether it was a boy made up to look like a woman, or a large-boned woman trying to conceal her sex.

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • Zuma is a large-boned man with a shaved, bullet-shaped head.

    Jacob’s Ladder

  • She has a large-boned face with a jutting lower jaw.

    A Mexican Valentine

  • There were nearly two hundred of them, rough-coated, beginning to shed, large-boned and large for their age.

    CHAPTER XII

  • She was large-boned, mannish, with a small, pretty nose.

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • In many ways, he was disappointed in his large-boned, temper-prone, passionate, hyperactive daughter, but when it came to books, they shared a voracious intellectual curiosity.

    Louisa May Alcott

  • At six feet, four inches, Kellerman was a full three inches taller than President Kennedy, with a large-boned, trim, muscular frame.

    The Kennedy Detail

  • A large-boned man, gaunt and yet strangely flabby, with eyes like a child, eyes that could not stop blinking and a body that could not stop shivering.

    Robert Creamer: Does Torture Work?

  • Caitlyn spoke to a tall, large-boned hulk of a woman with iron-gray hair tied back in a bun.

    The Laird Who Loved Me

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