silver-striped love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Striped with silvery color: as, the silver-striped hawk-moth, Dilephila livornica, a rare British species.

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Examples

  • An eight-month-old silver-striped Maine Coon kitten with long silky fur and a lion's ruff around her sweet face.

    Liane Kupferberg Carter: Dizzy Girl

  • On the other hand, puffer fish and the silver-striped blaasop do not deploy venom, but are nonetheless toxic to humans because of bacteria in their diets.

    World's Most Deadly Delicacies

  • She pried off the lid and was about to rip open the daisy print paper ensnared by a silver-striped pink ribbon bedecked with a gaudy gold butterfly trinket, when Bill stopped her.

    The Gift

  • She stroked the silver-striped cream taffeta skirt of the ball gown.

    A Wicked Gentleman

  • He noticed that Aaron was already dressed in a black pin-striped suit with a white shirt, black and silver-striped tie, and black Stacy Adams dress shoes.

    Super Woman’s Child

  • Farthest from the house were the useful herb beds, filled with parsley, hoarhound, sweet marjoram, lavender, saffron, sage, sweet basil, summer savory and silver-striped rosemary or "old man," as it was commonly called by country folk.

    Mary at the Farm and Book of Recipes Compiled during Her Visit among the "Pennsylvania Germans"

  • She had cold eyes, and nature had formed her mouth and jaw like the little silver-striped adder that I found one day, mangled by some passing cart, in the yellow dust of the road.

    A Village Ophelia and Other Stories

  • This was to bring his eyes on a level with the subject of his painting, which was this: a crocus of the exquisite shades of lilac to be seen in some varieties, just full-blown, standing up in its first beauty and freshness from its fringe of narrow silver-striped leaves.

    Six to Sixteen: A Story for Girls

  • Of this plant, as of all others which have long been objects of culture, there are many varieties; those most generally cultivated in our gardens are the common orange-flowered single and double, yellow single and double, gold-striped leaved, and silver-striped leaved; the Dutch in their catalogues enumerate thirteen varieties.

    The Botanical Magazine, Vol. 6 Or, Flower-Garden Displayed

  • “He’s always bragging about his uncle; and came into Hall in silver-striped trousers the day he had been presented.

    The History of Pendennis

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