Usage examples for roundish

  1. His face is roundish with an aristocratic profile. – Hedda Gabler Play In Four Acts by Henrik Ibsen
  2. They are hardly high enough to stand up in, and are built of roundish boulders of black trap- rock, without lime, and look as if the least jar would tumble them all down. – The Women of the Arabs by Henry Harris Jessup
  3. Now, on the pavement of the Phelps mausoleum I found, you will recall, some roundish spots. – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve
  4. The lime on the wall of the sporangium consisting of minute roundish granules. – The Myxomycetes of the Miami Valley, Ohio by A. P. Morgan
  5. All three are roundish, but the King is somewhat oval- round, and the Spy, conical- round. – Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study by Ontario Ministry of Education
  6. Fruit medium or below, roundish, regular. – The Apple by Various
  7. The cob- nut is a still larger variety, and is roundish. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  8. The gavials have also long, pointed, narrow, roundish snouts, but their teeth are nearly equal- sized and even. – The Boy Hunters by Captain Mayne Reid
  9. The upper wings have their general surface white, the margin at the base being ochrey- orange; there are two black parallel bands suffused towards the outer margin, and in this way connected; a third somewhat diagonal band is in this manner also connected with the second; near the margin there is also a connection between the second and third bands by means of a brownish band interspersed with white scales, and in this are two subocellated spots, white, with an ochrey- orange roundish pupil; the second just in front of the third band white in front, and ochrey- orange behind; behind the third black band there comes a narrow band of white scales, with an ochrey- orange spot at the end near the outer margin. – Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2) by George Grey
  10. The leaves are small and pointed, like those of the myrtle; it bears a dry roundish seed- case, and grows commonly in dry places near the shores. – A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1 by James Cook
  11. Fruit somewhat larger than the Houghton, roundish- oval, whitish- green, with the rib veins distinct. – Success With Small Fruits by E. P. Roe
  12. Seeds medium in size, broad, beak short; chalaza oval or roundish, elevated, very distinct; raphe a distinct, cord- like ridge. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  13. Mr. Garrett is a large, roundish fellow with a beard. – Brain Twister by Gordon Randall Garrett Laurence Mark Janifer
  14. It produces small, roundish dark- brown spots on leaves and stems. – Tomato Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Tomato by William Warner Tracy
  15. As far as the candlelight and his unwashed, unkempt condition make it possible to judge, he is a man of middling stature and undistinguished appearance, with strong neck and shoulders, a roundish, obstinate looking head covered with short crisp bronze curls, clear quick blue eyes and good brows and mouth, a hopelessly prosaic nose like that of a strong- minded baby, trim soldierlike carriage and energetic manner, and with all his wits about him in spite of his desperate predicament- even with a sense of humor of it, without, however, the least intention of trifling with it or throwing away a chance. – Arms and the Man by George Bernard Shaw