Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having red whiskers: applied in ornithology to several birds: as, the red-whiskered bulbul, Otocompsa jocosa of India.

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Examples

  • I waited and watched, till the red-whiskered man turned his head as though addressing the unoccupied seat; and then, in that empty space, I saw the rolling whites of a pair of eyes and the white double-crescent of two rows of teeth, and for the instant I could make out a negro's face.

    Moon Face:The Shadow and the Flash

  • In Anson's camp, a quarter of a mile on, Tarwater found a slender, red-whiskered young man of thirty cursing over a fire of wet willow wood.

    LIKE ARGUS OF THE ANCIENT TIMES

  • Between the red-whiskered man and the white-hatted man sits Ben Wasson.

    Moon Face:The Shadow and the Flash

  • "Do you see that red-whiskered man?" he asked, pointing across the ring to the fifth tier of seats on the opposite side.

    Moon Face:The Shadow and the Flash

  • “What, AGAIN?” shrieked a bald-headed, red-whiskered gentleman, whom I knew to be Mr. Manasseh.

    Roundabout Papers

  • Not having the technical know-how to put up such convenient references I give an address which was usefull: HOW I GOT FERTILE BUFFALO X HEREFORD BULLS were they red-whiskered bulbuls? by Rancher Burnett, www.ababeefalo.org/abi19.htm .

    Where's the ID Research? - The Panda's Thumb

  • Not having the technical know-how to put up such convenient references I give an address which was usefull: HOW I GOT FERTILE BUFFALO X HEREFORD BULLS were they red-whiskered bulbuls? by Rancher Burnett, www.ababeefalo.org/abi19.htm .

    Where's the ID Research? - The Panda's Thumb

  • As soon as he had entered the tent of the tall, red-whiskered frontiersman, Howard blurted out, “Can you take me to the camp of the Indian Cochise?”

    Once They Moved Like the Wind

  • As soon as he had entered the tent of the tall, red-whiskered frontiersman, Howard blurted out, “Can you take me to the camp of the Indian Cochise?”

    Once They Moved Like the Wind

  • I just stared at the red-whiskered brute — and he took silence for consent, when in truth it didn't even signify comprehension.

    Flashman and the Mountain of Light

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