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A sweet odour spread over the lovely hill, and many thin-shanked sheep were grazing on the grass.
The long, spindle-shanked shadows of the horses had disappeared.
A TROOPER GALAHADCHARLES KING
The boy was flat-chested and spindle-shanked and used to bank on his physical weakness when lessons were to be evaded.
A pair of straight-shanked spurs jingled at his heels, and he wore a revolver.
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Spin′dle-legged, -shanked, having long slender legs, like spindles.
He shot the five shots without appreciable sighting before each, as fast as his thumb could pull back the long-shanked hammer.
THE RULES OF THE GAMESTEWART EDWARD WHITE
No more of your big-headed, spindle-shanked manikins: we shall have a chance then of seeing a man—that is, a perfect animal.
AUDREY CRAVENMAY SINCLAIR
At the end he went back to the plane with a spindle-shanked boy with a lantern accompanying him.
Kind of a stoop shouldered, hollow chested, thin shanked party, too.
TORCHY AS A PASEWELL FORD
She called her a spindle-shanked old hag and said she was going to tell the men about her false teeth.

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