Definitions

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  • adj. Without eyelashes.

Etymologies

lash +‎ -less (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Lena looked past them, to the tiniest of tiny birds, all curled limbs and pointed bottom, the blue pulses visible, the waxy pink lips, the dry skin of a wizened elder, the heaving chest, the huge lashless eyes.

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • He went back to his men with a shiver between his shoulder-blades, and the mullah, standing in the gap of the mosque wall, blinked at him with lashless eyes.

    In The Time Of Light

  • "Many have entered!" sang the lashless mullah in a sing-song chant.

    In The Time Of Light

  • "Words at the gate -- proof in the cavern!" howled the lashless one.

    In The Time Of Light

  • "Kurram Khan!" the lashless mullah howled, like a lone wolf in the moonlight, and King stood up.

    In The Time Of Light

  • He approached until he could see the pattern on the covering rugs, and the pink rims round the mullah's lashless eyes.

    In The Time Of Light

  • The mullah in the arena, blinking with his lashless eyes, held both arms up for silence in the attitude of a Christian priest blessing a congregation.

    In The Time Of Light

  • As he forced his way forward a man passed him up the wooden box that King had used to stand on; he seized it in both hands with a grin and a jest and went to stand behind King and Ismail, in line with the lashless mullah, facing Yasmini.

    In The Time Of Light

  • Though the head was scuffed and its nose and prominent features worn to near smoothness, the minute, lashless eyes still blinked, and the mouth moved spastically, though no sound could be heard.

    The Oddest Thing Ever Found in a Pocket

  • She was always well put together, and even though she looked pale her lashless eyes were still piercing.

    Richard Paul Evans Ebook Christmas Set

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