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Oh, Mary had a little Lamb, regarding whose cuticular The fluff exterior was white and kinked in each particular.
The chain kinked time and again as he groped with the undermost hand for the openings; his dumpy, pudgy form writhed grotesquely.
As he bowed his thick neck in pompous courtesy, she caught with a shiver the odour of pomade on his black half-kinked hair.
THE CLANSMANTHOMAS DIXON
His kinked hair was wrapped in little hard rolls close to the skull and bound tightly with dirty thread.
THE CLANSMANTHOMAS DIXON
Before he had been like a cat playing with a mouse; he had purred and kinked his long tail in satirical jerks.
A little, tightly kinked, grizzled mustache gave a tone to his face.
THE BOSS OF LITTLE ARCADYHARRY LEON WILSON
The trap chain kinked and twisted till it gave him less than a foot of play.
THE YELLOW HORDEHAL G. EVARTS
Kinked shank hooks should be used to prevent the body from turning on the hook.
HOW TO TIE FLIESE. C. GREGG
I don't see what anybody wants their hair all kinked up like water spaniels for.
And her ye telled that ye couldna bide hair that wadna keep smooth, but was aye a'kinked and thrawn into devalls and curliewigs.
LOCHINVARS. R. CROCKETT

WORD OF THE DAY

machinateverb (used with or without object) | [mak-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION