She brushed an auburn curl from her face and sighed.
Brushing a blond curl from her face, she reined him toward the buffalo pen.
Gently he brushed the curl from her face again and looked into her eyes.
The calming intensity around him tugged at her, made her want to curl up in his arms.
Her body hurt, her head pulsed, and she wanted nothing more than to curl up on a warm rock outside and go to sleep.
These segments are very mobile, and as the rove-beetles run along they often curl the abdomen upwards and forwards like the tail of a scorpion.
They are of a similar nature to the caracul lambs, but looser in curl, ranging from a very light to a dark grey.
She will insist on having her hair put in curl papers when she is so sleepy she can scarcely stand.
He tucked an errant curl behind her ear, enjoying the brush of her soft skin.
His black cat leapt from the ottoman onto her chest, content to curl up and sleep.
Hair having a property of mutual cohesion or " felting," which depends upon a roughened scaly surface and a tendency to curl, as in domestic sheep, is called " wool."
She wanted to curl up in the pod and sob until he rescued her, even knowing he'd never know where to find her.
Mongolian lambs, size 24 X15 in., are of a short wavy loose curl, creamy white colour, and are usually exported from China dressed, the majority being ready-made into cross-shaped coats or linings.
One hand gracefully held the folds of her dress and the other brushed a wayward curl from her forehead.
Why don't you curl up on the couch and get your bare feet off this cold floor?
She wanted to curl up in a ball and sob until she fell asleep, relieved and ecstatic to be with him again.
Megan pushed a stray curl away from her forehead and smiled.
The flat leaves are arranged in two regular, distinct rows; they are deep green above, but beneath have two broad white lines, which, as the foliage in large trees has a tendency to curl upwards, give it a silvery appearance from below.
Lamarck in 1809 altered this into the hybrid form Cirrhipoda, meaning curl-footed, which was subsequently improved into Cirripedia or Cirrhipedia.
She tugged the curl from his hand and turned to the old piano as a diversion tactic.
She kissed Jonny goodnight and crossed the bay to curl up with their father.
She stayed the urge to curl up in her chair, jumping when a shadow with lopsided shoulders emerged from the corner dressed like an executioner in black hood and gloves.
Tonight, I'm going to curl up with a book and wait for Connor to call.
When dressed and dyed they should have regular, close and bright curl, varying from a small to a very large one, and if of equal size, regularity, tightness and brightness, the value is comparatively a matter of fancy.
Those that are dull and loose, or very coarse and flat in the curl, are of far less market value.
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In dry-country grasses the blades are often folded on the midrib, or rolled up. The rolling is effected by bands of large wedge-shaped cells - motor-cells - between the nerves, the loss of turgescence by which, as the air dries, causes the blade to curl towards the face on which they occur.
Astrachan, Shiraz and Bokharan lambs, size 22 by 9 in., are of a coarser, looser curl, and chiefly used for coat linings, while the Persians are used for outside of garments, collars, cuffs, stoles, muffs, hats and trimmings and gloves.
Thomas Dickson of Edinburgh long ago observed that the most healthy and productive crop was to be obtained by planting unripe tubers, and proposed this as a preventive of the disease called the "curl," which sometimes attacks the young stems, causing them and also the leaves to become crumpled, and few or no tubers to be produced; in this connexion it is interesting to note that Scottish and Irish seed potatoes give a larger yield than English, probably on account of their being less matured.
These cave flowers are unfolded by pressure, as if a sheaf were forced through a tight binding, or the crystal fibres curl outward from the centre of the group. Thus spotless arches of 50 ft.
The mane and tail should be silky and devoid of curl, which is a sign of impurity.