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  • adj. informed about the latest trends


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  • It was a beautiful little filigreed silver thing and Ada rubbed it, front and back, against the skirt at her hip to polish away the dusty tarnish.

    Cold Mountain

  • Short or LeFleur had immobilized it, splinting from hip to ankle joint with branches trimmed for the purpose.


  • A Hall-of-Fame reputation has gone up in smoke, with a torn hip to boot.

    One Season

  • When Mamut turned from the entrance, Nezzie hoisted a carrying basket to her back and adjusted the tumpline across her forehead, picked up Rydag and settled him on her ample hip to carry him up the slope, then, herding Rugie, Tusie, and Brinan ahead of her, started up to the steppes.

    The Mammoth Hunters

  • Not that it was unduly scanty: her red silk trousers, fringed with silver lace, covered her from hip to ankle, and her gold weskit was modestly opaque, but since both garments had evidently been designed for a well-grown dwarf I could only wonder how she'd been squeezed into them without bursting the seams.

    Flashman and the Mountain of Light

  • “Not yet, catin,” he said, his hand skimming over her leather-clad hip to the curve of her waist.

    Etched in Bone

  • Side laces ran the length of each leg from hip to ankle in double rows of gleaming metal eyelets.

    Etched in Bone

  • It was just as natural for Mrs. Wadman, whose first husband was all his time afflicted with a Sciatica, to wish to know how far from the hip to the groin; and how far she was likely to suffer more or less in her feelings, in the one case than in the other.

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • I was joined at the hip to a new best friend—but a new best friend who was also an obsessive, anal-compulsive surgeon who loved to be early.

    Paradise General


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