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  • n. Plural form of mustachio.

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Examples

  • As we approached, I perceived the august monarch twisting his mustachios, which is always esteemed a sign of wrath.

    The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan

  • He was exactly like her, with the addition of a pair of black "mustachios," and it may be she told him that the strange object under the maple had not moved for half an hour, and was undoubtedly some new device of man's, made of wood perhaps, for he did not hesitate on the door-step, but plunged in at once, and devoted himself to the business in hand, clearing out, while she vanished.

    Little Brothers of the Air

  • One is wiry, bald, very long mustachios and a few tattoos.

    Horror Hotel: Travelodge Review « Colleen Anderson

  • He was a distinguished-looking man with long, waxed mustachios.

    Question for my writerly buds

  • But at others, the character becomes a caricature of bad villains, preening and prideful, so tritely written, in fact, that I expect the Snidely Whiplash twirling of mustachios.

    A Man Rides Through

  • Ra-Havreii shook his head, a gesture that made his snowy mane and his long white mustachios wag from side to side.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Seize the Fire

  • Ra-Havreii pointed up at the solar-system-spanning diagram with a shake of his head that made his long white mustachios sway like slender tree-limbs in a gale.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Seize the Fire

  • In Olearius 'Travels, a King of Persia commands his steward's head to be cut off, and on its being brought to him, remarks,' what a pity it was, that a man possessing such fine mustachios, should have been executed, 'but he adds,' Ah! it was your own fault. '

    Summer Qassim: Beard Feared, Sheared

  • Cozy mysteries take place in a world in which rich toffs with eyeglasses, or weird comic-opera Belgians with mustachios, can barge into a criminal investigation, and the local police welcome them with open arms!

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • His skin was the color of polished copper, hs thick mustachios bound with gold and bronze rings.

    By George, I think we got it!

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