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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

used of hair; thick and poorly groomed

Usage examples (4)
  • They rode enormous horses, shaggy-coated and unkempt to Roman eyes, with big hooves skirted in long hair, and manes falling over their mild eyes; none was encumbered by...
  • Scarcely had Tony given this advice, than a brown, shaggy-coated bear was seen moving along the snow between the trees.
  • It throve on its own clients, its high-booted, thick-bearded, shaggy-coated seamen, whose dealings with the sea were more in the way of smuggling, buccaneering,...
  • Moreover, here the wolf awakes the reverberating echoes of the forest with its dismal howl; the raccoon, opossum, and squirrel pass their lives in sportive gambols; the wild... for more
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