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  • adj. Clothed in, or adorned with, tissue.
  • adj. variegated

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Clothed in, or adorned with, tissue; also, variegated.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Variegated in color; rich and silvery as if made of tissue.


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tissue +‎ -ed


  • It all started when my vein was "tissued" - my IV tube slipped out of the vein and the medicine was pumped into the tissue by mistake.

    Prospect Magazine

  • Clad in a rosy-tissued and flowing house gown, she again reminded Saxon of a flower.


  • It is only the hardiest and cleverest of students who can salvage the sonnet from this many-tissued package.

    Walker Percy "The Loss of the Creature"

  • When merchandise arrives, it's tissued and neatly packaged in one of the retailer's signature gift boxes.

    Why a Posh Store Is Selling on eBay

  • Which brings up endless scenarios of weather, air pollution, and even a raging smallpox epidemic affecting changes to the epithelial surface and tissued structure of buildings.

    Transgenic Zoo

  • The happy do not feel poverty — for delight is as a gold-tissued robe, and crowns them with priceless gems.

    The Last Man

  • I seemed at last approaching the insensibility which had always been beyond my reach: but a delectable land: for one born so slug-tissued that nothing this side fainting would let his spirit free.

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

  • Winged momentarily on bits of tissued flame, threaded with blood, the bats had flickered

    The Trespasser

  • Yea, everything ran with sunshine, as we are full of blood, and plants are tissued from green-gold, glistening sap.

    The Trespasser

  • Later that day, another nurse tissued another vein.

    Archive 2003-11-23


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