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  • They are lean-looking animals, but don't get deceived by their thin legs.

    Record number of British racehorses being slaughtered for meat exports

  • And a lean-looking Beefy scored two goals, including a darn impressive header.

    Scunthorpe v Manchester United - as it happened

  • Through a gap under an arch in a far corner of the courtyard came a one-eyed, lean-looking villain in Afridi dress who leaned on a long gun and stared at them under his hand.

    In The Time Of Light

  • Venice; and there is a long market area, with columns down the middle, from which hung shreds of rather lean-looking meat, that would do wonders under the hands of Cattermole or Haghe.

    Little Travels and Roadside Sketches

  • They came down in the rocky area to the south, and a few minutes after the shrieking engines shut down three squads of fast, lean-looking infantry came double-timing onto the beach.

    Across The Sea Of Suns

  • With great difficulty I stencilled long lean-looking panthers stalking round the top as a sort of fresco.

    Fanny Goes to War

  • Near the western door a knot of brown-faced, lean-looking men were standing, and one started forward at the sight of Jeffreys, hesitated a moment, and then put forth his hand.

    Sea-Dogs All! A Tale of Forest and Sea

  • There were dogs in plenty, ugly and lean-looking curs lying on the straw under the waggons or loafing around the shops in search of plunder, but none at all like Pat.

    Dick Lionheart

  • They had stopped at the stoop of her lean-looking rooming house.


  • He was surveying his new white shelf on which the matronly Mrs. Beeton seemed to incline towards the sober black New Testament and give a cold shoulder to the lean-looking "Questing Cells" and the slim "Parsifal."



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