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  • Elmer Bendiner, a Jewish kid from Brooklyn, New York, celebrated his graduation from navigation school by buying a fashionable tan trench coat and a pair of “pinks,” the rakish-looking dress pants of an Army Air Forces officer.

    Masters of the Air

  • Elmer Bendiner, a Jewish kid from Brooklyn, New York, celebrated his graduation from navigation school by buying a fashionable tan trench coat and a pair of “pinks,” the rakish-looking dress pants of an Army Air Forces officer.

    Masters of the Air

  • But worst of all to know that because he was not born with a silver spoon in his mouth, he had no heart — no heart that he could offer where he laid it; but there it must lie, and be trodden on in silence, while rakish-looking popinjays — But this reflection stopped him, for it was too bitter to be thought out, and fetched down his quivering hand upon his axe.

    Springhaven

  • I found her a rakish-looking vessel with her boarding netting triced up.

    A Sailor of King George

  • Here and there in the crowded harbor might be seen a long, low, rakish-looking lead-colored steamer with short masts, and a convex forecastle deck extending nearly as far aft as the waist, and placed there to enable the steamer to be forced

    The Narrative of a Blockade-Runner

  • After we had cleared the islands forming the Bahama group, we fell in with a low, rakish-looking schooner, which gave us a chase of seven hours, although our shot went over her.

    A Sailor of King George

  • Through the door of the garage a long, rakish-looking racing car was being pushed out by Jim and his sleepy groom.

    The Voice on the Wire

  • The sun broke forth, and the rakish-looking brigantine appeared to have carried on all sail during the squall.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 342, April, 1844

  • The umbrella, though shabbier and more rakish-looking than ever, wore a cheery, hail-fellow-well-met appearance.

    Apples, Ripe and Rosy, Sir

  • Yesterday at dinner, when an Austrian officer stared at us and then said something to his friend, a rakish-looking baron, about ` ein wond - erschones Blondchen ', Fred looked as fierce as a lion, and cut his meat so savagely it nearly flew off his plate.

    Little Women

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