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Usage examples for shiny

  1. A fringe of close curling black hair grew round the base of his skull, but his crown was bare and shiny as an egg. – Robin Hood by J. Walker McSpadden
  2. Can I buy him wis my six shiny pennies, Be'trice? – Her Prairie Knight by B.M. Sinclair, AKA B. M. Bower
  3. He only touched his shiny hat and prepared to gather up his reins. – An American Girl Abroad by Adeline Trafton
  4. On his head was a dingy straw hat; to his form and limbs there hung a faded and creased coat and a pair of shiny black trousers;- he held in his hand five shillings which had been thrust into his hand when the prison gates had opened to him that morning. – War and the Weird by Forbes Phillips R. Thurston Hopkins
  5. This one's sails were still white and pretty and her hull still shiny in fresh black paint. – The Seiners by James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
  6. Jane followed Alice into her room after breakfast to help pack the shiny new trunk. – Chicken Little Jane by Lily Munsell Ritchie
  7. The shiny acorn rolled to the door and struck against it with a tap. – Stories to Tell to Children by Sara Cone Bryant
  8. Sara Lee had stopped with her recall, had stopped and looked about the room with its shiny new furniture and had shivered. – The Amazing Interlude by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  9. It only came out for a minute, but she saw it quite plainly, and she said to herself: " Dear me, what a curious, shiny, bright- looking creature! – The Book of Dragons by Edith Nesbit
  10. And he liked the way her hair was soft and straight and shiny. – Love Stories by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  11. It was just such as scene as this: there was the dark breakwater, and the long line of surf breaking on the shore, and the sun was shining on the water; and there was a girl running with her head erect, and she scarcely seemed to touch the ground, and she stopped just here, resting his hand on the black, shiny timber. – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
  12. He is so shiny, and not a white hair on him! – Four Little Blossoms at Brookside Farm by Mabel C. Hawley
  13. Anyway, there we all was at the wedding; Uncle Henry in his black suit and his shiny new teeth, and Aunt Mollie in her bridge gown and white shoes, and this young minister that wore a puzzled look from start to finish. – Ma Pettengill by Harry Leon Wilson
  14. But in settling thus, they made the solid green seem light as air, shiny, almost fluid. – The Promise of Air by Algernon Blackwood
  15. Down below, that grotesque figure with his shiny hat and his ragged beard was walking up and down the tesselated hallway muttering to himself and staring at the various objects in the hall with a certain amused antagonism. – The Clue of the Twisted Candle by Edgar Wallace
  16. She rushed excitedly off, and returned waving a neat bag of shiny brown calico. – The Eagle's Nest by S. E. Cartwright
  17. Katy did all the cutting of the strips of shiny paper. – Chicken Little Jane by Lily Munsell Ritchie
  18. What if some of that shiny hair was twisted around the buttons? – The Port of Adventure by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
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