light-haired

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj light-haired being or having light colored skin and hair and usually blue or grey eyes "blond Scandinavians","a house full of light-haired children"
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Quotations

  • Jean Paul Richter
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    “Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over the evening of life.”
  • Benjamin Disraeli
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    “Worry -- a God, invisible but omnipotent. It steals the bloom from the cheek and lightness from the pulse; it takes away the appetite, and turns the hair gray.”

Usage

In literature:

He was a short, lean man with a leathery face and long, black ropy hair, and beady black eyes that caught the light like a cat's.
"Richard Carvel, Complete" by Winston Churchill
He was a hearty, light-haired young fellow, with a girlish complexion and pale blue eyes, as round as marbles.
"The Battle Ground" by Ellen Glasgow
She certainly has no marks or wrinkles; her hair either has no gray in it, or is too light to show the gray.
"The Fallen Leaves" by Wilkie Collins
Monsignor Nani at once came forward, with a smile on his rosy face, his blue eyes keenly glittering, and his fine light hair powdered by age.
"The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Lourdes, Rome and Paris" by Emile Zola
If there were a hair's breadth of light, then Donnegan himself must go down.
"Gunman's Reckoning" by Max Brand
She saw his sparkling eyes, his light fuzzy hair, his little white dress and socks.
"The Little House in the Fairy Wood" by Ethel Cook Eliot
The Slasher was a man of tall stature, with light hair and enormous red whiskers.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol VIII" by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
Her eyes were frosty, and her light hair was frizzled in front, and worn high on her narrow head.
"The Purple Heights" by Marie Conway Oemler
The light of a hanging cruse lamp shone upon his long red hair and beard.
"The Thirsty Sword" by Robert Leighton
They have short light-coloured hair while young, becoming sandy when old.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume X" by Robert Kerr
The shaded light just over her head brought a shimmer of red in her sleek brown hair.
"His Family" by Ernest Poole
As to Goll, that was of Connacht, he was very tall and light-haired, and some say he was the strongest of all the Fianna.
"Gods and Fighting Men" by Lady I. A. Gregory
He had light whiskers, light hair, and a pink complexion, and very good blue eyes.
"Uncle Silas" by J. S. LeFanu
She stood bare-haired and hesitating in the pale green light of the darkened morning.
"The Quest of the Silver Fleece" by W. E. B. Du Bois
Her hair, very light in colour, hung down her back.
"The Rebel of the School" by Mrs. L. T. Meade
And why should Geoffrey Ravenslee reach to touch the child's hair with hand so light and tender?
"The Definite Object" by Jeffery Farnol
No tall, light-haired young man was there.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. IV. October, 1863, No. IV." by Various
Like most of the dead he had the blue eyes and light hair of the well-bred Boer.
"Ladysmith" by H. W. Nevinson
Dottie, your hair will sure look gorgeous in this light.
"The Skylark of Space" by Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
The gold of her hair glistened in the light.
"The Black Cross" by Olive M. Briggs
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In poetry:

The light smote on it from the west;
He drew the covering from his breast,
Against his heart that hair he prest;
Death him soon will bless.
"The Chapel In Lyonesse" by William Morris
When those who now are anxious men,
Forget their growing years and cares;
Forget the time-flakes on their hairs,
And laugh, light-hearted boys again.
"The Meetings Of The Flowers" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
Joy, that while yet the light is shed
On the bowed form and hoary hairs
Of him who here, so long, hath led
Our fathers' and our childhood's prayers,—
"Hymns for Ordination and Installation II" by John Pierpont
How at her sacred feet I cast me down?
How she upraised me to her bosom fair,
And from her garland shred the first light crown
That ever pressed my hair?
"The Return Of The Goddess" by James Bayard Taylor
Her beauty heaven's light!
Her bosom snowy white!
But pale her cheek appears.
Her shoulders firm and fair;
A mass of gold her hair.
Her eyes--the home of tears.
"Liberty" by Morris Rosenfeld
The wind of the moorland,
The song of the shoreland,
The voice of a maiden's prayer,
The dew-drops adorning
The hills of the morning,
The lights in a maiden's hair.
"The Thoughts On A Morrow" by R S Ward

In news:

INDIANAPOLIS — It's the first thing you notice about Matt Light, other than the 300 pounds of muscle and facial hair.
Caucasian male age 20-25, slender build, light brown/dark blonde hair.
The clothes might change and the lighting might look different, but in the end it comes down to 25 steps and a lot of big hair.
Last night, Monte was hosting the Coors Light Rule the Night Party and thought: How the hell do I score my very own ice hair.
Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair.
Her hair is like a diamond in the light, since it's so rich and luxe.
This light-hold Dove hair spray tames frizz and gives soft, touchable hold.
Motions Light Styling Foam Keeps hair fresh and silky.
With the lights shining bright on a national stage, the Browns fired their slingshot and just missed Goliath by a hair.
An audio recording of a New York City police stop-and-frisk in action sheds unprecedented light on a practice that has put the city's young people of color in the NYPD's cross hairs.
He was born in 1989, this man in the mug shot with cut eyebrows, light stubble and buzzed black hair.
"Douse hair with gasoline/Set it light and set it free," Harvey rhapsodizes on "Man-Size," from her second album, Rid of Me.
Blu Hairs look good in red lights.
Woman Seriously Burned After Hair Set on Fire While Lighting Cigarette.
Authorities say a Butler woman was seriously burned when she accidentally ignited her hair while trying to light a cigarette.
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In science:

The cross-hairs mark the theoretical inputs, and the 90% and 99% C.L. regions are light and dark shadings, respectively. hEνx i is the mean energy of the non-electron neutrinos.
Inverting a Supernova: Neutrino Mixing, Temperatures and Binding Energy
Therefore, measurements of the displacement and the asymmetry of the ring of light (or the shadow) of Sgr A* will uniquely determine the inclination and the parameter ǫ allowing us to test the no-hair theorem.
Testing the No-Hair Theorem with Observations in the Electromagnetic Spectrum. III. Quasi-Periodic Variability
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