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  • adj. having soft hair


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  • A little old smock-faced man, the very reverse of a Jew in complexion, for he was very soft-haired as well as beardless, appeared, and with many courtesies asked Wayland what he pleased to want.


  • With soft-haired animals the hair gets harder with good feeding, and with hard-haired or bristly animals it gets softer and scantier from the same cause.

    The History of Animals

  • Shyly and a little uncertainly at first, she touched the soft-haired flesh of his chest with her lips, slowly moving closer to his flat male nipple.

    Unwanted Wedding

  • The big bed had been pushed back against the wall and a cover thrown over it that brushed the floor all around looked like soft-haired fur except that it was a pale blue-green and sparkled as if every hair were tipped with invisible crystals.

    Science Fiction Hall of Fame

  • "You shall marry me before then," I answered, and kissed her again and put my hands up to her soft-haired head to pull it down to my breast and dragged loose some of its soft coils.

    Five Nights

  • Buffeted wastrel of a thousand casual amours, soft-haired, confiding, ungainly, he was rich in understanding if not in beauty.

    Bunker Bean

  • Near by a soft-haired lamb stood gazing along the bank.

    The Gardener

  • London was so utterly its obverse, as that of this dark, soft-haired woman, delicate, passive, and tremulous with pleasure at sight of the only person in the world from whom she felt she might learn of Miltoun, without losing her self-respect.

    The Patrician

  • And an emotion that was almost jealousy swept him at the thought of the fellow's arms round his soft-haired, dark-eyed daughter -- that pretty, willowy creature, so like in face and limb to her whom he had loved so desperately.

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • Two heads were all he could see, – Lloyd's, soft-haired and golden, May Lilly's, covered with dozens of tightly braided little black tails.

    The Little Colonel

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