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hair·y

(hār'ē),
1. Of or resembling hair.
See also: hirsutism.
2. Covered with hair.
See also: hirsutism.
Synonym(s): pilar, pilary, pilose

hairy

(hâr′ē)
adj. hair·ier, hair·iest
Covered with hair or hairlike projections: a hairy caterpillar.

hair′i·ness n.
Drug slang noun A regionally popular street term for heroin
Vox populi adjective Hirsute; replete with hair, pellose

hairy

adjective Vox populi Hirsute; replete with hair, pellose

hair·y

(hār'ē)
1. Of or resembling hair.
2. Covered with hair.
See also: hirsutism
Synonym(s): pilar, pilary, pileous, pilose.

hairy

characterized by a covering of hairs.

hairy angels' trumpet
daturametel.
hairy caltrop
kallstroemiahirsutissima.
hairy caterpillars
elongated mucosal erosions occur in mouths of horses grazing pasture infested with hairy caterpillars. See also erosive stomatitis.
hairy cell leukemia
a condition of humans, of which a counterpart is seen in cats. Previous name was reticuloendotheliosis.
hairy gousiektebossie
pachystigmapygmaeum.
hairy millet
see panicumeffusum.
hairy panic grass
see panicumeffusum.
hairy shakers
hairy thornapple
daturametel.
hairy vetch
see viciavillosa.
References in classic literature ?
Now he saw the cause of that which had deceived him--across the chest of each of them were strips of hairy hide, usually of banth, in imitation of the harness of the green warriors who so often camped at their deserted city.
All that he saw was a barren waste of rock heaps, a hairy man with an owl's head and another with a bear's head.
Suddenly he arose and seized Guph's neck with one hairy paw, dragging him out of the hut into the open.
From behind my boulder I threw up the heavy express rifle--a mighty engine of destruction that might bring down a cave bear or a mammoth at a single shot--and let drive at the Sagoth's broad, hairy breast.
They muttered low gutturals of approval as bits of white hide or hairy bloodstained skin were torn from one contestant or the other.
The bullet-head crumpled forward upon its flaccid neck against the great hairy chest--the roaring and the shrieking ceased.
No longer did my jaws snap at the hairy throat before me; but instead my knife sought and found a space between two ribs over the savage heart.
I can see him now, in my wake-a-day life, as I write this, swinging along through the trees, a four-handed, hairy creature, howling with rage, pausing now and again to beat his chest with his clenched fist, leaping ten-and-fifteen-foot gaps, catching a branch with one hand and swinging on across another gap to catch with his other hand and go on, never hesitating, never at a loss as to how to proceed on his arboreal way.
Dorothy wondered why the animals living in Foxville did not wear just their own hairy skins as wild foxes do; when she mentioned it to King Dox he said they clothed themselves because they were civilized.
The blacks were elated, for while they had not built their trap for this hairy tree man, they were delighted with their catch.
He saw Kamma and her mate feeding side by side, their hairy bodies rubbing against each other.
The vision of the short-legged hairy man came to him more frequently, now that there was little work to be done; and often, blinking by the fire, Buck wandered with him in that other world which he remembered.