Usage examples for hairy

  1. The Bishop had not opened his hairy mouth. – Stingaree by E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
  2. His purple, hairy body was supported in the middle almost as from a web. – The Wealth of Echindul by Noel Miller Loomis
  3. He was of great length and breadth, beyond all measure, and had a hundred thousand hairy arms, in each of which he held an iron pike as sharp as a razor. – Flemish Legends by Charles de Coster
  4. Eight hairy legs surrounded the body of the creature that hung motionless at the top of the silk- lined shaft. – The Mad Planet by Murray Leinster
  5. The Japanese assert that the hairy Ainus, who are low in the scale of barbarians, are a white race akin to ourselves. – The Problem of China by Bertrand Russell
  6. The judicial costume is appropriate in every respect; but I could not help smiling, the other morning, upon meeting my friend the judge, standing before the door of his house, in the open street- with a hairy cap on- leisurely smoking his pipe- And wherein consisted the harm of such a delassement? – A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume One by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  7. There were quite a number of large yellow spots on his hairy chest. – The Planet Mars and its Inhabitants A Psychic Revelation by Eros Urides and J. L. Kennon
  8. Before he could shout for the guard shadowy figures rose up around him, silently closing great hairy hands over his mouth and dragging him back across the road. – The Instant of Now by Irving E. Cox, Jr.
  9. Oh, the fiery lick of the dragon, whose great, hairy body filled the whole grey sky with its wriggling!... – The Twilight of the Souls by Louis Couperus
  10. I caught a glimpse of a long brown body and a hairy head. – Frenzied Fiction by Stephen Leacock
  11. You'd better take those- those hairy ones. – The Necromancers by Robert Hugh Benson
  12. That night a large, hairy animal of a species hither to unknown at Rabbit, made its way along the deserted main street of the township. – The Missing Link by Edward Dyson
  13. There was little to see except gleaming teeth and the whites of eyes, set in hairy faces in the mist. – King--of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy
  14. Suddenly he felt something slimy and hairy against his wrist- then a stinging bite. – The Desert of Wheat by Zane Grey
  15. The horror of the thing is, that the whole stalk was hairy like a man, with long, black, sticky hairs. – La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages by Jules Michelet
  16. This is a neat- growing shrub, of very dwarf growth, with hairy leaves and yellow flowers; and H. polifolium roseum, has pretty rosy- red flowers. – Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by A. D. Webster
  17. They have to have an accident in space in order to disable the spaceship so that the hairy- chested hero can show what a great guy he is. – Hanging by a Thread by Gordon Randall Garrett
  18. He was a savage- looking, hairy man, with a brick- coloured face and over- hanging eyebrows. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  19. Then Rebekah found some of Esau's clothes, and dressed Jacob in them; and she placed on his neck and hands some of the skins of the kids, so that his neck and his hands would feel rough and hairy to the touch. – The Wonder Book of Bible Stories by Compiled by Logan Marshall
  20. And alone up at the windy bow I found a squat husky laborer with his dirty coat and shirt thrown open wide, the wind on his bare hairy chest, hungrily watching the dock ahead as though for his supper- seeing no harbor, no world's first port, no plans for vast fleets or a great canal, none of the big things shaping his life. – The Harbor by Ernest Poole