moustache


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moustache

moustache
Small retractable foreplanes. These normally operate only beyond the stalling angle of attacks and thus permit aircraft to maneuver at very high angles of attack.
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And when he breathes his doubts the smile lurking under the dark curl of his moustaches is not reassuring.
He thought her conduct remarkable even after he had gathered that it was not at his face, with its yellow moustache, she was looking, but at the chair on which he was seated.
With the prompt French instinct for the politics of the street, the man with the black moustache had already run across to a corner of the cafe, sprung on one of the tables, and seizing a branch of chestnut to steady himself, shouted as Camille Desmoulins once shouted when he scattered the oak-leaves among the populace.
One had only to look at him, from the slant of his bald forehead and the curve of his beautiful fair moustache to the long patent-leather feet at the other end of his lean and elegant person, to feel that the knowledge of "form" must be congenital in any one who knew how to wear such good clothes so carelessly and carry such height with so much lounging grace.
He was a very lean man, of no more than average height, with gray hair cut short and a stubbly gray moustache.
And while Captain Phoebus was turning up his moustache in Burgundian fashion, she slipped from the horse, like an arrow falling to earth, and fled.
He was a London boy, with a loutish air, a heavy fellow with the beginnings of a moustache on his lip and bushy eyebrows that joined one another across the bridge of his nose.
The published portraits insisted primarily upon an immense black moustache, and secondarily upon a fierceness behind the moustache.
His hands were big, his hair wanted barbering, and his moustache was unkempt.
The General stroked his grey moustache and looked searchingly at the young officer.
Taking a last whiff of his cigarette he threw it down, stepped on it, and letting the smoke escape through his moustache and looking askance at the horse that was coming up, began to tuck in his sheepskin collar on both sides of his ruddy face, clean-shaven except for the moustache, so that his breath should not moisten the collar.
We try again," said the captain, very much awake and interested, with the back of his hand wiping the beer-foam from his moustache.