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  • adj. Resembling a tooth or some aspect of one.

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  • adj. resembling a tooth


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tooth +‎ -like


  • The central arch led through a high-domed passage exiting into the first courtyard of the compound, a 190-acre world surrounded by a battle wall over one and a half miles in circumference and capped with imposing toothlike merlons.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • Far, far below, iron-black water noiselessly lipped toothlike boulders.

    Raven Speak

  • Allyn Freynard opened his hand to reveal a small, toothlike crystal.


  • The fine, toothlike scales of shark skin are the most effective tool for breaking the compartments that separate the compound and the enzyme.

    Waldo Jaquith - The book meme.

  • Fed by the surging tide outside, small whirlpools dotted its length, ready to suck down the unwary adventurer who fell in, while two lines of toothlike boulders blocked the way for any kind of boat.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • When Pao-yü raised his eyes, he noticed that Shih Jung, Prince of Pei Ching, wore on his head a princely cap with pure white tassels and silvery feathers, that he was appareled in a white ceremonial robe, (with a pattern representing) the toothlike ripple of a river and the waters of the sea, embroidered with five-clawed dragons; and that he was girded with a red leather belt, inlaid with white jade.

    Hung Lou Meng

  • Gamay watched helplessly as the pram was carried like a woodchip toward the toothlike rocks and the boiling white water.


  • Description size: 2.5 - 3.5 mm shape: slender colour: dark brown recognition: six toothlike projections along each side of the prothorax

    7. Important pests in storage

  • Through the second portcullis she darted, entering the chamber with the strange, toothlike pillars.

    Dragons of Winter Night

  • Tas walked beneath that portcullis into a second hallway, narrower than the first - only about ten feet wide - with the same strange, toothlike columns on either side.

    Dragons of Winter Night


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