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  • She was deeply tanned, in her sixties, an old hippie, with thin, loosely pinned-up hair and multiple piercings.

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • At the studio, with a pinned-up page from an "Onion" calendar reading "Guy With Kids to Have More Kids," Curtis begins to edit Dirk's call.

    The Man Who Wouldn't Grow Up: When Sirius XM radio DJ Kenny Curtis talks, kids listen

  • Then, out of nowhere, a lively breeze whirled around her, a breeze full of a sense of laughter, tugging at her garments, teasing her hair until it fell out of its carefully pinned-up coiffure.

    red dust

  • Veterans on crutches or with one neatly pinned-up sleeve soon came to be a hallmark of the Civil War.

    Lapham's Quarterly: A Call to Arms (and Legs) in the Civil War and in the Iraq War

  • And, perhaps, a twitch of the old stump inside its pinned-up sleeve.

    Duma Key

  • Angela was so cute in her minuscule black dress and pinned-up hair.

    When He's Married to Mom

  • In addition, you should finger-iron and smooth the pinned-up clothes; pull seams, collars, and pockets straight and hang items so that the lines of their construction run neatly parallel and perpendicular to the clothesline.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • I scarcely noticed my younger brother being packed off for his first indoctrination into the priesthood, or my sister Yaril graduating to long skirts and pinned-up hair.

    Shaman's Crossing

  • She wore white latex gloves and was squirting a bottle of red hair dye onto the pinned-up curls of another, rubbing vigorously with her thumb along the temples to massage in color as the beneficiary held up a mirror and looked on with approval.

    Sugar Skull

  • He wore a patch over one eye, and his pinned-up coverall sleeve emphasized his lack of a right arm.

    DEBTOR'S PLANET

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