Harvests perished like a moth that is singed in a candle-flame.
Not a single hair of the Captain's head seemed to have been singed.
His beard was singed in two places and his face was red and hot.
Twilled cloth of silk and wool; finished in the rough, not singed or sheared.
Still also have we to fear that incautious beards will get singed.
A smell of singed feathers and burning rubber filled the air.
To use his own expressive phrase, he had "singed the Spanish king's beard."
I've been speculating in railroad stock, and singed my fingers.
He felt the singed hair about its head, and murmured a sympathetic "vale."
I wouldn't eat a possum if he was singed, roasted, boiled, or fried.'