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  • adj. Cut very short.


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  • Rabbi Knobel—a short, self-assured man wearing glasses, a close-cropped beard, and a white robe with a gold-embroidered stole—then takes his place at the podium.

    American Grace

  • The site includes photos of Mr. Shipley as a young Army Reserve officer, with close-cropped hair and an athletic build.

    An American Gun in Mexico

  • Today, McEnroe's hair is close-cropped, Borg's silvery and just past his ears.

    A Rivalry Renewed—Over Drinks

  • But not long ago, Dirk's coach in Dallas, the close-cropped Rick Carlisle, declared that Nowitzki belonged among the top-10 players of all-time, and this really set the NBA cognoscenti off, since there was no way a hoop head or even a charitable coach should ever dream of displacing a 6-thru-10 legend like Hakeem Olajuwon or Oscar Robertson for Dirk, especially because Nowitzki has yet to win an NBA title.

    An NBA Voyage to the Heart of Dirk-Ness

  • And thus, mixed in with discussions of power plays and first-period struggles and Pittsburgh loathing, you might come across quotes from Tim Gunn, DILF references and discussions of whether Alex Ovechkin looks hotter shaggy or close-cropped.

    A Caps blog for guys who like guys

  • Gray salted the temples of his close-cropped dark brown hair.

    Etched in Bone

  • Stick-thin, her spine rigid, her hair close-cropped, Ms. Traoré has a voice that can leap from a low, keening wail to a high warbling cry.

    So It Wasn't Jealousy After All?

  • His close-cropped hair had begun to grow back over his smooth skull.

    Rogue Oracle

  • There were patches of gray in his close-cropped hair.

    The Omega Theory

  • Mr. Sakamoto, a talkative man with close-cropped hair, runs his company, Hokuriku Koki, out of a cramped house in the city of Ogaki.

    Japanese Nuclear Cleanup Workers Detail Lax Safety Practices at Plant


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