lank

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  • Long and lank as he is, he is not bad-looking even now. Cited from Cleopatra, by Georg Ebers, v1
  • From his tall, lank make one might easily think him none too secure on his legs. Cited from The Prospector, by Ralph Connor
  • A look of interest appeared on the face of the lank youth. Cited from Before the Dawn, by Joseph Alexander Altsheler
  • It is named after an old stone bridge across the De Lank River.
  • The lank red-faced sheriff started across the street without looking to see if he were followed. Cited from Lahoma, by John Breckinridge Ellis
  • Like all lank men, my long friend had an appetite of his own. Cited from Omoo, by Herman Melville
  • He was about to raise the lank white hand to his lips. Cited from Rhoda Fleming by George Meredith, v1
  • He had quite got over the idea that this lank youth was a safe person to make sport of. Cited from Gunsight Pass, by William MacLeod Raine
  • With both hands he pushed the lank, wet hair off his face. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, No. 74, December, 1863, by Various
  • The lank little host regarded him quietly, then looked at the women and drew his hand across his mouth. Cited from The Furnace of Gold, by Philip Verrill Mighels
  • On the bed, between the two men, lay a third -- an old-looking youth with lank red hair. Cited from Roden's Corner, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • His eyes were wide with excitement, and his long, lank figure was drawn up to its full height. Cited from The Fourth Watch, by H. A. Cody
  • How such notes came forth from his lank body was a constant marvel. Cited from Omoo, by Herman Melville
  • It is well known that nothing is so uniform in the present Indian as his lank black hair. Cited from A Ramble of Six Thousand Miles through the United States, by Ferrall
  • The lank fellow turned his wild, blue eyes on her, then gazed at the smoke. Cited from The Maid-At-Arms, by Robert W. Chambers
  • Finally they decided upon a lank, spectacled gentleman, who offered me his arm and took me in. Cited from Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912, Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
  • His long black hair hung in lank strands about his shoulders, giving him a wild appearance.
  • He was a lank and powerful man, six feet tall in his stockings. Cited from D'Ri and I, by Irving Bacheller
  • She drew up her lank form and her face shone. Cited from Punch, Vol. 159, December 29, 1920, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • Many have seen the record in his diary of those lank and busy days. Cited from Darrel of the Blessed Isles, by Irving Bacheller
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