The mantle-skirt; the letter Eye.
She tucked her legs under her skirt and gnawed at her lower lip.
Carmen swirled around, enjoying the feel of the skirt as she eyed her image in the mirror.
Gladys was dressed in a tiny skirt that made her look like a cheerleader for the Slim Fast "before" team.
The blue skirt and sweater were a little dressy for jail, but they'd no doubt give her some fashionable stripes to wear anyway.
The off-the-shoulder style with its white lace made the most of her newly acquired tan, and the shiny black belt and full skirt made her waist look small.
Her skirt rode up her ample body as if it were trying to get away.
She straightened her skirt and surveyed the overall effects in the mirror.
She absently plucked at a thread on the hem of her skirt, avoiding his eager gaze.
The cause of the delay was Natasha's skirt, which was too long.
Don't come in, Papa! she cried to her father as he opened the door--speaking from under the filmy skirt which still covered her whole face.
A gust of wind whipped at her full skirt and tossed her long blond curls into the air.
But Fred continued to skirt the answer.
She smoothed the folds of her skirt nervously and waited for him to open the subject, but he was silent until they reached the log house.
Lifting the skirt slightly with one hand so she wouldn't trip on it, she let the other hand slide lightly down the banister for added balance.
She picked up a small valise and lifted her skirt as she stepped off the boardwalk into the dust.
She ran to the horse and lifted her skirt high enough to get a foot into the stirrup.
After a quick stop at a clothier to pick up a long wool skirt and sweater, she changed in her car and drove home.
She patted the pocket in her skirt containing the paper on which Jule had scribbled down the phone number of the towering man before her.
She stepped gently into her skirt and with a slight shimmy of her narrow hips adjusted it.
There were wide eighteenth- century ball gowns, women in little black dresses, one in a fifties poodle skirt, and several in dark dresses with ornate brocade on the bodice, like that of wealthy Middle Age royalty.
Unsettled by the display of power, she started to skirt away.
She wore a silk blouse, Jimmy Choo's and a pencil skirt with a slit up the side, which gave just a glimpse of leg that went on forever.
She wore black leggings and a mini-skirt with a dropped waistline.
I ride with a divided skirt, and so does my teacher; but it would be easier for her to mount a man's wheel than for me; so, if it could be arranged to have the ladies' seat behind, I think it would be better....
Lacy wore a skirt too short and tight for office wear, but when you're the boss … "I noticed you've been taking a lot of sick time lately," Lacy said as Sofia entered the room.
She showered and put on a white sundress with a full skirt and spaghetti straps.
Skirt forming the roof of the d, Cephalic tentacle.
The wolf paused, turned its heavy forehead toward the dogs awkwardly, like a man suffering from the quinsy, and, still slightly swaying from side to side, gave a couple of leaps and with a swish of its tail disappeared into the skirt of the wood.
Laughing softly at the matching shadows of her hair and skirt, she imagined it was a Christmas tree.
When she completed her task, she stepped up on the velvet chair, after modestly lifting her skirt ever so slightly.
He's back in Virginia, playing with his storage garages and probably chasing every skirt he hasn't already lifted.
She stood up, brushing down her skirt and looked at him.
Cynthia was as limp as a rag doll as he pulled down her skirt, which was heavy with water.
It was an off-the-shoulder style with spaghetti straps to hold up the bodice and a full skirt that made her waist look small.
Southern Albania, again, is almost wholly mountainous, with the exception of the plains of Iannina and Arta; the most noteworthy feature is the rugged range of the Tchika, or Khimara mountains, which skirt the sea-coast from south-west to northeast, terminating in the lofty promontory of Glossa (ancient Acroceraunia).
The first of these canals, taken off on the right bank of the river a little below Hit, followed the extreme skirt of the alluvium the whole way to the Persian Gulf near Basra, and thus formed an outer barrier, strengthened at intervals with watch-towers and fortified posts, to protect the cultivated land of the Sawad against the incursions of the desert Arabs.
Thus it consists of the immense plains and flat lands which extend between the plateau formation and the Arctic Ocean, including the series of parallel chains and hilly spurs which skirt the former region on the N.W.
South-eastwards to the Kara-dagh and Salavat mountains in north Persia, and the latter link them on to the Elburz mountains that skirt the southern end of the Caspian Sea.
The depth of free mantle skirt is greatest in front, where the head and neck are covered in by it.
Anterior area of the mantle-skirt over-hanging the head (cephalic hood).
In these, as in Patella, the typical ctenidia are aborted, and the branchial function is assumed by close-set lamelliform processes arranged in a series beneath the mantle-skirt on either side of the foot.
It corresponds to the right of the two primitive ctenidia in the untwisted archaic condition of the molluscan body, and does not project freely into the branchial cavity, but its axis is attached (by concrescence) to the mantle-skirt (roof of the branchial chamber).
H, Mantle-skirt, which is naturally carried in a reflected condition so as to cover the sides of the shell.
(All from Lankester.) by the mantle-skirt, is the ctenidium with its free end turned backwards.
As in some Pectinibranchia, the free margin of the mantle-skirt is frequently reflected over the shell when a shell exists; and, as in some Pectinibranchia, broad lateral outgrowths of the foot (parapodia) are often developed which may be thrown over the shell or naked dorsal surface of the body.
Mantle-skirt, allowing the g, Gill-plume (ctenidium).
40), in which the margin of the mantle-skirt coincides, just as it does in the limpet, with the margin of the shell.
The mantle-skirt tightly spread over the horny shell and pushed with it towards the left side.
The yellow skirt of her sundress was molded to the soft curves one side of her body by a breeze.
He talked to me as if I were a real person, not just a skirt he was plotting to lift.
The dress felt cool as the full skirt fell to her knees.
Several people stopped to stare or skirt them as Rhyn padded through, and one startled gasp drew his attention briefly to a stairwell.
You really should pick some losers once in a while to skirt suspicion.
She wore neither makeup nor jewelry, but her blouse and skirt demonstrated that she had made a half-hearted attempt to dress for company.
The skirt is black, while the waist is mostly yellow, trimmed with delicate lavender chiffon, and black velvet bows and lace.
Natasha, after she had pulled him down toward her and covered his face with kisses, holding him tight by the skirt of his coat, sprang away and pranced up and down in one place like a goat and shrieked piercingly.
"If you please, Miss! allow me," said the maid, who on her knees was pulling the skirt straight and shifting the pins from one side of her mouth to the other with her tongue.
"I'll arrange it," and she rushed forward so that the maids who were tacking up her skirt could not move fast enough and a piece of gauze was torn off.
"To search far," he said, turning back the skirt of his coat to get at his snuffbox.
There she sits and her skirt dangles....
Half an hour later there appeared among the other mummers in the ballroom an old lady in a hooped skirt--this was Nicholas.
"What are you staring at?" he shouted to the cook, who in her red skirt, with sleeves rolled up, swinging her bare elbows, had stepped to the corner to listen to what was being said.
Princess Mary lowered her eyes and, tripping over her skirt, came close up to them.
Rita Angeltoni, the token skirt, as she referred to herself, was usually there banging on her keyboard or answering the phone while keeping the quartet in line.