silver-studded love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Studded with silvery markings: as, the silver-studded butterfly, Polyommatus alcon.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He and other musicians, dressed in their silver-studded traditional "charro" outfits, come to Mariachi Plaza regularly, hoping to be hired by families to play at weddings and other special events.

    Mariachi Music Struggles in Downbeat US Economy

  • It already has 240 spider and hundreds of insect species, including a subspecies of the rare silver-studded blue butterfly and the Purbeck mason wasp which even appears on a set of stamps of endangered British insects issued by Royal Mail in 2008.

    UK's rarest spider moves house in a plastic bottle

  • His models strutted into this Old World tradition wearing red and black coats with abstract patterns, dresses in stylized tweed, reconceived motorcycle jackets, paneled dresses with harnesslike overlays, and mannish loafers with silver-studded soles.

    Zac Posen, Hakaan Yildirim among designers outshone in the City of Light

  • On June 17, 1995, the man who carried the Rainbow flag wore nothing but heavy black boots, a black leather Speedo, and a silver-studded black harness that crisscrossed his naked chest.

    A Country Called AMREEKA

  • She had turned me into a blond version of herself—complete with strapless, silver-studded black leather corset, long fingerless black lace gloves, and thigh-high boots that approached the hem of my black leather miniskirt.

    Bring On the Night

  • PSKS, involved the maker of Brighton brand silver-studded belts and other accessories, which had cut off a Texas boutique for discounting its items.

    States try to counter Supreme Court's minimum-price ruling

  • A black silver-studded belt encircled his narrow hips.

    Nevermore

  • The flaming wool, fastened by a circular silver brooch, fell from his right shoulder in a graceful drape, caught by a silver-studded sword belt before continuing its sweep past neat calves clothed in woolen hose and stopping just short of the silver-buckled black leather boots.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • And when they had gone up upon the well-fitted bed, first Anchises took off her bright jewelry of pins and twisted brooches and earrings and necklaces, and loosed her girdle and stripped off her bright garments and laid them down upon a silver-studded seat.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • The band -- Tony Garnier (bass), George Recile (drums), Stu Kimball (rhythm guitar), the remarkable Denny Freeman (lead guitar), and multi-instrumentalist Donnie Herron -- were wearing different suits this night, all of them light gray jackets and slacks and dark gray shirts, inverting the color scheme worn by Bob, which was the same silver-studded shades-of-gray outfit he'd worn in Columbus.

    Archive 2007-10-14

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