Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In ornithology, having red lores; as, the red-cheeked coly, Colius erythromelas.

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Examples

  • And they, watching at the house, saw him fall, saw his body bounce when it struck the earth, and saw the burst of red-cheeked apples that rolled about him.

    War

  • Four leopard cubs, a bear cub, a monkey, and a red-cheeked gibbon were found sedated and packed into small cages.

    Thailand in Tough Fight Against Wildlife Corruption

  • But to her delight, the red-cheeked woman lit up, “Ah, le professeur!”

    Bubble in the Bathtub

  • Standing behind the reception desk there was a smiling, red-cheeked woman and a pleasant, plump man who made Lisa think of her mother and father back home on Cannon Avenue.

    Bubble in the Bathtub

  • The red-cheeked woman pointed first questioningly at Nilly and Lisa and then at her own mouth with all five fingers.

    Bubble in the Bathtub

  • Four leopard cubs, a bear cub, a monkey, and a red-cheeked gibbon were found sedated and packed into small cages.

    Thailand in Tough Fight Against Wildlife Corruption

  • The mention of Bavaria may still conjure up images of rowdy beer halls, oompah bands and red-cheeked folk in dirndl and lederhosen, but the state capital, Munich, is revamping itself as Germany's answer to silicon valley.

    How Bavaria became a European silicon valley

  • It was a toddler of perhaps fifteen months or so—blonde, blue-eyed, red-cheeked, dressed in a yellow snowsuit against the chill of the November air.

    Time of Death

  • Hmm, said Sadhana, skirting the slope where the Canada geese were pecking at popcorn a little red-cheeked Japanese boy and his family were throwing for them.

    For the Sake of the Boy

  • The red-cheeked and very French woman started speaking French.

    Bubble in the Bathtub

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