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But how can they catch fishes that size on a little bit of a spindling rod and a line so fine you can hardly see it?
THE BOY WITH THE U. S. FISHERIESFRANCIS ROLT-WHEELER
He had round, stooping shoulders, and long, spindling limbs.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL 3 NO 3, MARCH 1863VARIOUS
They looked straight at a few spindling tomato plants set too near the tree and stunted by its shade.
A GIRL OF THE LIMBERLOSTGENE STRATTON PORTER
Our regular steward was a spindling little critter with curls and eye-glasses who answered to the hail of "Percy."
CAPE COD STORIESJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
The wiry and spindling growth of grass and grain crops may indicate too much water.
THE FIRST BOOK OF FARMINGCHARLES L. GOODRICH
It presents the appearance of a very top-heavy head on a very spindling stem.
NORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE SECOND ANNUAL MEETINGNORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION
He did reach me, however, on the fourth or fifth day, and no spindling failure could have done worse.
TWELVE MENTHEODORE DREISER
The latter flushed, then burst out laughing after a look toward the miniature forest of spindling pines.
THE MEADOW-BROOK GIRLS BY THE SEAJANET ALDRIDGE
I took them home and spent a whole morning in separating and cutting off the spindling tops to an even length of six inches.
THE GARDEN, YOU, AND IMABEL OSGOOD WRIGHT
Without it he would be in the power of any spindling gambler who faced a dishonest ace.
MOUNTAIN BLOODJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SPINDLING

  • fibrous
  • gangling
  • gristly
  • lank
  • lanky
  • muscular
  • reedy
  • ropy
  • sinewy
  • spindling
  • spindly
  • threadlike
  • tough
  • wiry
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