from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the femoral region white, or having white on the thighs: as, the white-thighed colobus. Colobus vellerosus, a semnopithecoid ape of Africa.
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And never boast your dead beauties, you greatest lovers in the world! never boast your beauties dead who with Grania strangely fled, who with Egypt went to bed, whom white-thighed Semiramis put up her mouth to wholly kiss -- never boast your dead beauties, mine being unto me sweeter
There was a groan from the manacled man under the trees; she gave him a rapid glance, shook her head in warning, and, leaning forward, deftly lifted a second white-thighed bee from the hive over which it was scrambling in a bewildered sort of way.