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  • adj. having glossy hair


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  • In England the initial trumpeting around Theo Walcott, the Berkshire boy, seemed to portray him as a kind of wood sprite, a rural foundling, glossy-coated and wet-nosed, ready to hare out of the tree line.

    Enjoying the fleeting thrill of fragile prodigies is a national habit | Barney Ronay

  • Sleek, glossy-coated tiles crisscrossed the immaculate floor, and grand mirrors hunched over each of the fifteen porcelain washbasins.

    Kings of Colorado

  • It is a full-length dictionary, with a thin but durable, glossy-coated cover.

    Barron’s Spanish-English Pocket Bilingual Dictionary « Books « Literacy News

  • A large, black, glossy-coated bird had me in its grasp, pinching my ear in its sharp beak.

    Promise of the Wolves

  • The LED Cinema Display is a glossy-coated 24-inch flat-screen, perfect for everything from movie watching to photo editing, and connects to the newest range of MacBook notebooks with a single cable supplying the screen, USB connectivity, and laptop power.

    Tech Toys for Under Your Tree: Hamish Robertson

  • And the men with him rode on horseback with glossy-coated horses and yellow saddles; rich travellers they must be no doubt; stout, heavy men; the horses bowed under their weight.

    The Growth of the Soil

  • A mighty beast it was, glossy-coated and terrible to look at, swaying at the buttocks as it walked.

    The Growth of the Soil

  • George, together with Jeremy, stared round-eyed at the two glossy-coated chestnut geldings their father had indicated.

    A Lady of Expectations

  • A glossy-coated horse, quite unlike the nags pulling cabs-for-hire, was harnessed to a handsome buggy of varnished wood and leather.

    The Cat Who Came To Breakfast

  • And the animal, whether a high-bred, glossy-coated favorite, with golden collar and silken leash, for whom hundreds had been paid, or an ill-favored, ungainly brute picked up from nowhere and as thankful for a kick as for

    Idle Hour Stories


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