Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of birth-mark; a vascular nævus, of reddish color and soft consistency, like a strawberry.
“She informs him, that, beautiful as the young wife is, she has a strawberry-mark on her shoulder.”
“I will endeavour to show that, though heredity and habit based on memory go about in different dresses, yet if we catch them separately -- for they are never seen together -- and strip them there is not a mole nor strawberry-mark, nor trick nor leer of the one, but we find it in the other also.”
“Fate in all -- he had, not "a strawberry-mark on his left arm," but a cut from a juvenile brickbat over his right eye, slightly affecting the play of that eyebrow.”
“Antony said nothing, and Bill went on happily to himself, "I perceive from the strawberry-mark on your shirt-front that you had strawberries for dessert.”
“I bare it before your eyes, and here it is -- it is the strawberry-mark; come to my bosom, I am your long-lost brother. ”
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