In the young, the excrescence is naked.
"The Hunters' Feast" by Mayne Reid
Dalton and such men were no longer necessary to bear from the shores of England the excrescences of royalty.
"The Buccaneer" by Mrs. S. C. Hall
The aristocracy, then, was regarded as a sort of cancer, or excrescence of society.
"The Essays of "George Eliot" Complete" by George Eliot
The under edge has two notches cut in it, separated by a curved excrescence.
"How it Works" by Archibald Williams
It was first noticed in 1878, and was supposed to be some great mountain or excrescence peeping up through the clouds.
"The Children's Book of Stars" by G.E. Mitton
GALL-LIKE excrescences not inherited, ii.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
It is an excrescence, not an essential garment like the shirt and breeches.
"Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)" by William Delisle Hay
Tubercle, a small wart-like excrescence.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
Prostitution itself has become adapted to all the pathological excrescences of vice.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
If one of them be perfect by itself, the other will be an excrescence.
"Modern Painters Volume II (of V)" by John Ruskin
Manlike he was in every essential, but the skin of his face was a pasty dull gray, and ridged and furrowed with warty excrescences.
"Slaves of Mercury" by Nat Schachner
And at the other end the glass studio, which was added later still, is also clearly an excrescence.
"Frederic Lord Leighton" by Ernest Rhys
It is one of those excrescences of the human mind that cannot be extirpated.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 89, March, 1865" by Various
To them this fruit, indeed, seemed to be not a fruit at all but a blister, a perfectly unnecessary excrescence.
"The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries" by Various
Their own life is an excrescence of the moment, doomed, in the vicissitude of history, to pass and disappear.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 13 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Bereft of light, of sound, of speech, it spoke through pains and ominous excrescences.
"La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages" by Jules Michelet
This French business, on the other hand, is a nostrum and a mere excrescence.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 18 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Can this excrescence belong to the life?
"The Pictures; The Betrothing" by Ludwig (Lewis) Tieck
Roscoe put back the whole of the bulky excrescence.
"The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1" by Alexander Pope
There is a curious white excrescence on each side the column, dotted with scarlet.
"The Woodlands Orchids" by Frederick Boyle