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closely-fitting

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  • Others had closely-fitting dresses without seam or belt at the waist, sometimes with long folds falling from the shoulders.

    When the Sleeper Wakes

  • Mince the meat very small, put it into a brown baking jar, and cover down with a closely-fitting lid or with brown paper.

    The Art of Living in Australia

  • When the extremities are so close that the intervening space may be spanned, threads of white gossamer are laced across, and the slack being taken up by degrees, in a few days a cosy pocket with closely-fitting seams is completed.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • I started out 2003 with my standard wardrobe of hoodies and long-sleeve tees, jeans almost exclusively, closely-fitting sweaters, in predominantly blue and black.

    evolver Diary Entry

  • The sky, pale with light, was so merged into one with the water that it was impossible to see where one ended and the other began; and the two women, walking in front of the men, stood out against the bright background, their shapes clearly defined in their closely-fitting dresses.

    Pierre And Jean

  • One was dressed in a closely-fitting uniform equipped with tiny, intricate mechanisms.

    Expedition to Earth

  • These should be kept partially on after the young fish have hatched out, and be replaced by covers of fine wire netting spread on closely-fitting frames, when the fry have begun to feed.

    Amateur Fish Culture

  • He was engaged in representing a Member of the Seriocomican aristocracy with irresistible powers of social fascination, and he wore a loose-caped cloak over garments of closely-fitting black, which opened in front to display a mass of crumpled white, amidst which scintillated an enormous jewel.

    Punch Among the Planets

  • Mince the meat very small, put it into a brown baking jar, and cover down with a closely-fitting lid or with brown paper.

    The Art of Living in Australia ; together with three hundred Australian cookery recipes and accessory kitchen information by Mrs. H. Wicken

  • Between the river and the head of the cutting had been left a strong bank of earth, pierced some distance down by a hole, which hole was kept closed by means of a closely-fitting steel plate.

    The Idler Magazine, Volume III, March 1893 An Illustrated Monthly

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