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whiskers

verb
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The Lord had used up so much material in the making of his head that there had not been enough to complete his legs; but he got about on the platform, and when he shook his raven whiskers the pillars of capitalism rocked.
Gradually, I became used to seeing the gentleman with the black whiskers.
After that, he sat feeling his right-side flaxen curls and whisker, and following Mrs.
Samuel Whiskers got through a hole in the wainscot, and went boldly down the front staircase to the dairy to get the butter.
He had kept the promise of his boyhood, and was now of a lusty frame, verging toward corpulence; good features, good eyes, a genial manner, a ready laugh, a long pair of sandy whiskers, a dash of an American accent, a close familiarity with the great American joke, and a certain likeness to a R- y-l P-rs-n-ge, who shall remain nameless for me, made up the man's externals as he could be viewed in society.
Dark complexion; hair, eyebrows, and whiskers, black; blue frock-coat, buttoned up to the chin; rosette of an officer of the Legion of Honor in his button-hole; a hat with wide brim, and a cane.
The man of whiskers gave a blast on the whistle which he used to wear hanging round his neck, and yelled, "Sephora's away
You have enough to eat and drink: You are respected in the world: And at the barber's, as I think, You often get your whiskers curled.
It next will be right To describe each particular batch: Distinguishing those that have feathers, and bite, And those that have whiskers, and scratch.
The jackal may follow the Tiger, but, Cub, when thy whiskers are grown, Remember the Wolf is a hunter--go forth and get food of thine own.
I made out my man's whiskers at once - not that they were enormous, but because I had been warned beforehand of their existence by the excellent Commissary General.
The next morning the soldier with the green whiskers came to the Scarecrow and said:
He has the faded appearance of a gentleman in embarrassed circumstances; even his light whiskers droop with something of a shabby air.
In appearance he was twice as old as Zeb, for he had long pointed whiskers and wore a peaked hat with little bells all around the brim of it, which tinkled gaily as he moved.
Then an old Nome with white whiskers so long that they were tied around his waist to prevent their tripping him up, stepped out of the ranks and saluted the King.