The Natal horse is small, wiry, and has great powers of endurance.
The common or pariah dog is generally of sandy color; in Upper Egypt there is a breed of wiry rough-haired black dogs, noted for their fierceness.
At sixty-two, he was as wiry as any of his men, and twice as cagey.
His body was wiry and lean, his skin golden from sun.
The Cheviot is a hardy sheep with straight wool, of moderate length and very close-set, whilst wiry white hair covers the face and legs.
The man gazing back at him was wiry and lean with angled features and swirling gold eyes.
He was lean and wiry compared to Damian's bulky build.
Darkyn was lean and wiry, his youthful looks at odds with the ancient intelligence in his black eyes.
Ully's face was graver than Toby had seen it, and his wiry body was tense.
Wiry and lean, Darian's golden gaze was identical to that of his brother, the White God.
The ordinary Mahrattas, who form the backbone of the nation, have plain features, an uncouth manner, short stature, a small but wiry frame.
The fibre is generally white, somewhat harsh and wiry, and especially adapted for mixing with wool.
" Rough Peruvian," the produce of one of the tree cottons, has a special use, as being rather harsh and wiry it is well adapted for mixing with wool.
There, before the colonists came, wide sweeps of dull green bracken or wiry yellow-green tussocks seemed bleak and monotonous enough.
His frame is shorter and more spare and wiry than that of his neighbour to the north, though generations have given to him too a bold and manly bearing.
A little flock of these titmice came daily to pick a dinner out of my woodpile, or the crumbs at my door, with faint flitting lisping notes, like the tinkling of icicles in the grass, or else with sprightly day day day, or more rarely, in spring-like days, a wiry summery phe-be from the woodside.