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- adj. shaped in the form of a fig
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Adam is a rumpled, fig-shaped English student with a good-natured, boyish charm and a rating of zero in the hunk department.
_Fruit: _ Resembling a blackberry; an erect mass of round, black, fleshy seeds, at first concealed in a fig-shaped capsule, whose 3 valves curve backward, and finally drop off.
-- Your correspondent H.P. will find the love charm, consisting of a fig-shaped excrescence on a foal's forehead, and called _Hippomanes_, alluded to by
Hottentot figs are rather nice -- a green fig-shaped thing, containing about a spoonful of SALT-SWEET insipid glue, which you suck out.