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  • adj. having the body covered or partially covered with silver-colored scales


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  • The huge, silver-scaled bream he caught from the Thames towpath at Richmond, big as a dinner tray, which had passers-by staring and clicking away with their cameras.

    We're all hooked on fishing now

  • He saw, as all of us saw then, rippling around Master Tall, the transparent outline of a silver-scaled body, the graceful shape of a large silver-scaled dragon's head.

    Father Swarat

  • Tom was getting sick of all these pieces of furniture wanting payment and wished that he was home on the farm, even though the farm was full of water and silver-scaled crocodiles.

    Into the mire

  • Breadalbane in the forests of America, or will the ocean afford you the silver-scaled salmon of the Awe?

    Chronicles of the Canongate

  • I tore off the silver-scaled corselet, the horned helmet.

    Wings in the Night

  • They came into sight -- two of them, huge Norse warriors, their silver-scaled armor flashing in the moonlight.

    People of the Dark

  • Beyond this wreckage lay two large plastic basins, each containing fresh water and a silver-scaled dragon fish, both of them superb specimens, so large their tail fins hung over the lip of the basins and half of their side-turned bodies, gills included, rose above the waterline.

    Heaven Lake

  • The town lay behind them in a glorifying haze; the river stretched silver-scaled in the moonlight, like a gigantic fish-back.

    Maurice Guest

  • The material worked was evidently the pink-coloured and silver-scaled micaceous schist; but there was also a whitish quartz, rich in geodes and veinlets of dark-brown and black dust.

    The Land of Midian

  • His heart grew and expanded, blood pulsed through massive veins, fed his strong taloned legs and an enormous silver-scaled body.

    Dragons Of A Vanished Moon


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