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More nervous than sanguine, Cristophe's bodily appearance was thin and threadlike, but wiry.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
(b) Roundworms, minute threadlike creatures, are not often seen by the city girl or boy.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
He knows that to find the threadlike entrance to the bay you bring the flag-staff over Cart-wright's barn.
BY THE SEAHEMAN WHITE CHAPLIN
They are furnished with two or three very long, jointed, threadlike caudal appendages.
Possess permanent threadlike extensions of protoplasm instead of pseudopods.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
The genus Griffithsia includes some very beautiful weeds of delicate threadlike structure and of a fine rose colour.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
Yes, here is the threadlike stem lifting its two frail pink bells above the bed of shining leaves.
LITTLE RIVERSHENRY VAN DYKE
From that day forward he had scrutinized all unfamiliar baits or lures to see if they carried any threadlike attachment.
THE WATCHERS OF THE TRAILSCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
Each icy tree and bush emitted thin threadlike flames, high and aerial in tone, but of a piercing intensity.
THE WATCHERS OF THE TRAILSCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
Their styles are threadlike, with a ring or a tuft of downy hairs near the extremity; and the pods are flattened.
FIELD AND WOODLAND PLANTSWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX

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