Thesaurus / roly-poly
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Attended always by this roly-poly bodyguard, Maida would limp from group to group of the playing children.
MAIDA'S LITTLE SHOPINEZ HAYNES IRWIN
Did we not hear a roly-poly noise in the attic when we were looking into that chest?
THE TALE OF SAMUEL WHISKERSBEATRIX POTTER
One roly-poly little sparrow blew or flew to the sill and sat there for a minute, looking at me with knowing eyes.
LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY SHORT STORIES, 1902 TO 1903LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY
"Sure—if any one will kick me," said McNab, who in fact had a sort of roly-poly resemblance to the necessary pigskin.
STOVER AT YALEOWEN JOHNSON
But another fat, roundabout, roly-poly of humanity was to settle the servant question finally, within a day or two.
WE OF THE NEVER-NEVERJEANIE "MRS. AENEAS" GUNN
On the platform of the station sat a roly-poly, chubby-cheeked little girl, with a carpet-bag and a heavy bundle.
Old Roly-poly said once that he paid the running expenses of this town himself.
THE COTTAGE OF DELIGHTWILL N. HARBEN
He was a roly-poly little man; over seventy now but still healthy-looking, with an apple-cheeked, sunburned face.
GONE FISHINGJAMES H. SCHMITZ
There was roast mutton with onion sauce, and a roly-poly pudding.
THE WOULDBEGOODSE. NESBIT
When a mere lad he was a plump, chubby, roly-poly chap who was always liked because he was so good-natured.
MODERN AMERICANSCHESTER SANFORD
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