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  • His feathers were raven-black, as were his front bird-legs, one of which he kept lifted with claws curled in.

    Arcane Circle

  • Imbria was about shoulder-height to Conleth, with flowing raven-black hair, tan-yellow skin, fiery green eyes, and a smile that could put the sun to shame, or so it seemed to Conleth.

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  • Now father to a one-year-old boy, with singer Mariqueen Maandig, Reznor wears jeans, a hoodie and a shaggy, stay-at-home beard, although he still dyes his hair raven-black.

    Trent Reznor: 'I'm not at war with myself as I once was'

  • Francine, the older, dresses a little more conservatively and her features are slightly more refined, but they both bask in the beauty of their perfectly coiffed, high-gloss raven-black tresses and their meticulous manicures.

    Nancy Ruhling: Astoria Characters: The Sister Act

  • Her hair was raven-black with shades of brown, and I could smell the odor of shampoo in it.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • He is tall, muscular, as straight as an arrow; look-you-straight-through eyes, very dark skin, perfect teeth, and heavy, raven-black hair—the envy of feminine hearts....

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • As she leaned closer to the fire, the light flickered over her raven-black hair, the flames reflecting in her green eyes.

    Demon From The Dark

  • Neither is McFate's Betty Boop haircut, alternately died raven-black or strawberry blonde.

    Wired Top Stories

  • Looking in the mirror, I understood again why people often said I favored my grandmother in looks: because of our raven-black hair.

    Secret of the Night Ponies

  • Like all the women in the Kazancı family, Zeliha had been born with frizzy raven-black hair, but unlike the others, she liked to keep it that way.

    Excerpt: The Bastard of Istanbul by Elif Shafak

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