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Patches of it grew thick on the high ridges, matted close for cover.

His hair and beard hung long and matted over his broad shoulders.

The hair was wet and matted and prickly leaves were stuck in it.

Her hair, streaming down in a sodden mass, was matted with blood.

The masts rose from that chaos like big trees above a matted undergrowth.

His shirt was in ribbons, and his hair was matted to his head.

Some were yellow Germans and some were black, and all looked greasy and matted with the sea-damp.

Mrs. Brenner came close to him and laid her hand on his wet, matted hair.

This parcel he put carefully behind him on the matted floor.

The floor was matted, but there was no furniture of any description.

WORD ORIGIN

"tangled and lying flat" (of hair, etc.), 1610s, past participle adjective from mat (v.).

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