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straight-limbed

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  • The rise in the land turned out to be a rock-strewn hill, the slope ground for dozens of straight-limbed pine trees.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • The Australian child is straight-limbed almost without exception, yet the Australian type of rickety disease, as I pointed out in 1891, is quite a definite affection.

    The Art of Living in Australia

  • A hundred men, straight-limbed and stoic, formed two lines and filed into the Lodge of Brothers.

    Riverwind the Plainsman

  • There are also pictures of a very tired, pretty woman, the man's wife probably, and two pictures of his children, all boys, straight-limbed, and with short blond hair and striped shirts, looking full of confidence.

    Less Than Zero

  • 'It's a pity our form have lost Margery Fenworthy,' said Isabel, as she watched the straight-limbed girl swimming the whole length of the pool under water.

    Summer Term At St Clare's

  • Meantime the son of the chief of the secret section in Moscow was eleven years and three months old: a straight-limbed, quiet child, the son of his mother.

    The Genius

  • When they approached, a man considerably over six feet in height, keen-faced, gray-eyed, straight-limbed and sinewy in frame, jumped into the big and rough boat and began to get ready for their departure.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 11, No. 24, March, 1873

  • Carr had been some years in France, and being a handsome youth -- "straight-limbed, well-formed, strong-shouldered, and smooth-faced" -- he had been led to believe that if he cultivated his personal appearance and a courtliness of address, he was sure of making his fortune at the Court of James.

    Christmas: Its Origin and Associations Together with Its Historical Events and Festive Celebrations During Nineteen Centuries

  • The cream-colored, indirect lighting fixture in the center of the room shed a mellow light which showed her to advantage - a tall, straight-limbed brunette with large, dark eyes, midnight hair and very red lips.

    The Case of the Sleepwalker's Niece

  • Physically she was like a deer, strong, straight-limbed, graceful, slender rather than buxom, dainty of hands and feet.

    The Sky Line of Spruce

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