Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • To his sculptor he owes a perfectly trained figure, which he carries erect and trim; and the ends of his moustache curl up, elastic as watchsprings, giving him an air which, but for its Spanish dignity, would be called jaunty.

    Act III

  • My horse was not above medium size, but he was alert, slender-limbed, muscled with watchsprings, and just a greyhound to go.

    A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Part 8.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.