Bristly sentence example
It has two horns and a bristly coat.
The summits of the hind pair are surmounted by bristly hairs.
The general ` brown' has a greyish cast, as far as the under fur is concerned, and is overlaid with rich lustrous blackish-brown in places where the long bristly hairs prevail.
This means you will not experience the bristly feeling of shaving-induced stubble.
As a result, during that last week you're trotting around with bristly legs, and who wants to do that?Advertisement
If you live in or travel to Petoskey, Michigan, you can visit the Bristly Thistle in person.
Several of them, such as Echinomys and Loncheres, are rat-like creatures with spiny or bristly fur.
They also have extremely sensitive, bristly whiskers for sensing the movements of their prey underwater.
Robur, and are dark-brown when ripe; the hemispherical cups are covered with long, narrow, almost bristly scales, giving them a mossy aspect; the fruit ripens the first autumn.
Several of them, such as Echinomys and Loncheres, are rat-like creatures with spiny or bristly fur (see Rodentia) .Advertisement
Bristly Green Briar (Smilax Bona-Nox) - The root-stocks have large tubers; the stems are slightly angled, the branches often four-angled, the leaves green and shining on both sides, and their margins fringed with needle-like prickles.
Romaneti, having the same bristly or even prickly character.
The gloss is greatest on the upper parts; on the tail the bristly hairs predominate.
These last have coarse bristly hair of a purplish-brown colour with light markings, very large head-tufts, almost concealing the minute antlers, of which the pedicles do not extend as ribs down the face.
They are dwarf, ribbed, globose or cylindrical plants; and the flowers, which are produced from the side instead of the apex of the stem, are large, and in some cases very beautiful, being remarkable for the length of the tube, which is more or less covered with bristly hairs.Advertisement
They are both reddish yellow and brownish black (according to individual variation) in skin colour, with head hair often tending to russet, and body hair of two kinds - black and bristly on the upper lip, chin, chest, axillae and pubes; and yellowish and fleecy on the cheeks, back and limbs.
A tuft of black, bristly feathers projects beardlike from the base of the mandible, and gives the bird one of its commonest epithets in many languages.
The outer glumes are acute and glabrous, the flowering glumes lance-shaped, with a comb-like keel at the back, and the outer or lower one prolonged at the apex into a very long bristly awn.
The spiny rabbit, separated from Lepus by Blyth in 1845 under the name of Caprolagus hispidus, is an inhabitant of Assam and the adjacent districts, and distinguished by its harsh, bristly fur and short ears and tail.
The skin is clothed with a thick coat of coarse black hair of a bristly nature, but there are a few whitish hairs on the face and in the groin.Advertisement
His bristly black person, and shagged breast quite open and rarely purified by any ablutions, was wrapped in a foul linen nightgown and his bushy hair dishevelled.