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General Botha was big, large and great in body and brain—elephantine!
AN ONLOOKER IN FRANCE 1917-1919WILLIAM ORPEN
They, like the press as a whole, were obviously waiting to see which way the great elephantine public would jump.
THE REGENTE. ARNOLD BENNETT
The Professor, as I remembered him, had an elephantine sense of humour capable of the most clumsy and unwieldly gambollings.
THE POISON BELTARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
He bowed and shrugged and spread open his hands as he spoke with his elaborate and elephantine sarcasm.
THE POISON BELTARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
There was something elephantine about his nature that prevented him from being simple or casual in his moods.
NARCISSUSEVELYN SCOTT
It recounts my elephantine adventures in pursuit of the obvious.
ORTHODOXYG. K. CHESTERTON
Mr. Deacon, as one would expect, laughed loudly, took the situation in his elephantine grasp and pawed at it.
MISS LULU BETTZONA GALE
The boy sprang on to the dock wall, and created much merriment with his elephantine caresses.
LOOKING SEAWARD AGAINWALTER RUNCIMAN
If you could stand him up, his foot would cover eighteen feet—an elephantine monster.
SIAMGEORGE B. BACON
She was certainly massive, but probably fell short a hundred and fifty pounds of these elephantine proportions.
THE YOUNG ACROBAT OF THE GREAT NORTH AMERICAN CIRCUSHORATIO ALGER JR.

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