downy hair

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  • At the end of the foot are two little round pads thickly covered with downy hair. Cited from Little Busybodies, by Jeanette Augustus Marks and Julia Moody
  • Small branches covered in downy hairs, flattened when joining to the main branches.
  • He clutched his downy hair, tore their roots painfully with his fingers, whose tips had turned white. Cited from The Seven who were Hanged, by Leonid Andreyev
  • The small branches lack the soft downy hairs of other Socketwood types.
  • Its small branches are covered in downy hairs.
  • By that time, a full crop of downy hair had come out on the cheeks and chin and upper lip of many a youth. Cited from Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks,by W. E. Griffis
  • This is not the water spider that looks like a mosquito, but the other one -- the one with black downy hair and red stripes on her body. Cited from Myths and Legends of the Great Plains, by Unknown
  • The leaves are dull blue-green in color and smooth in texture when mature; new leaves are coated in downy hairs.
  • He was dressed in a new suit of the white clothes of his calling, and on his round chin grew a few dark downy hairs, which he fingered every other moment. Cited from Pelle the Conqueror, V3, Martin Anderson Nexo
  • The medulla is absent in the downy hairs, but in the coarser class it is always present, especially in white hair. Cited from People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English, by R.V. Pierce
  • My neck is long and round, the nape charmingly adorned with downy hairs. Cited from Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 (of 6), by Havelock Ellis
  • His plumage was a dirty brown to begin with, with a sort of grey scab that fell off it very soon, and scarcely feathers -- a kind of downy hair. Cited from Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents, by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
  • The outer surface is a bright reddish-tan-brown with a purplish hint, often covered in tiny, downy hairs of a grey colour.
  • A number of little downy hairs were curling there. Cited from Monsieur, Mme, and Bebe, by Gustave Droz v2
  • The familiar brown spike is a dense mass of minute one-seeded fruits, each on a long hair-like stalk and covered with long downy hairs, which render the fruits very light and readily carried by the wind. Cited from Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4, by Various
  • Aureolaria virginica is 50 to 150 centimeters tall and covered in fine downy hairs.
  • Manka with difficulty tore herself away from her, with dishevelled, bright, fine, downy hair, all rosy from the resistance, and with eyes downcast and moist from shame and laughter. Cited from Yama (The Pit), by Alexandra Kuprin
  • Females can be distinguished from related species by the fact that the 6th tergite (dorsal abdominal plate) has short, flattened downy hairs with no erect or semi-erect hairs.
  • The barber's work was only partially done when the hair was dressed, for every vestige of recalcitrant eyebrow was removed, and every downy hair which dared to display itself on the temples and neck was pulled out with tweezers. Cited from Unbeaten Tracks in Japan, by Isabella L. Bird
  • The stems have cracking, peeling bark and the newer twigs have a coat of downy hairs.