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- n. Hair of the body especially androgenic hair and to the exclusion of head hair and facial hair.
- n. An individual strand of hair on the human body.
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- n. short hair growing over a person's body
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People's noses wrinkled; everyone could smell his body hair burning.
In place of body hair or scales, flattened fingernail-sized flaps of skin that ranged in hue from light gray to an almost metallic silver covered the visible parts of the slim body.
Like the bifolios of old, the parchments made from goatskin and calfskin used by medieval scribes, one side of the page was smooth where any remaining body hair had been rubbed off, while the other was rough.
When the old woman heard this, she raged with exceeding rage, and her body hair stood on end like the bristles of a fretful hedgehog. 164 Then she sprang to her feet, whilst the damsel stood up to her, and said, Now by the truth of the Messiah, I will not wrestle with thee unless I be naked,
She, her husband, and all their students back on Lat-Nam, apparently, had shaved their heads because the school was mostly underground and shaving of all body hair kept the lice at bay.