In its frozen state it was more like strips of galvanized iron, and when a dog wrestled it into his stomach it thawed into thin and innutritious leathery
strings and into a mass of short hair, irritating and indigestible.
For that,' Mr Wegg inwardly decides, as he takes a corrective sniff or two, 'is musty, leathery
, feathery, cellary, gluey, gummy, and,' with another sniff, 'as it might be, strong of old pairs of bellows.
He seized the young man's leathery
hand and wrung it cordially.
Glegg did, if their pastry had a less leathery consistence, and their damson cheese a less venerable hardness than hers; nay, even the peculiar combination of grocery and druglike odors in Mrs.
It was her fuzzy front of curls; for as she occupied herself in household matters in the morning it would have been a mere extravagance to put on anything so superfluous to the making of leathery pastry as a fuzzy curled front.
It has lovely large leathery
leaves and is ideal for use in big containers or the back of borders.
But the leaves keep turning brown, leathery
and fall off.
A source tells me: "While the crew were filming, this old leathery
guy in the skimpiest swimming pants kept wandering on the set, causing everyone to crack up.
The opening credits alone feature leathery
corpses being cut open against a soundtrack of eerily sinister violins.
BERGENIA OTHERWISE known as elephant's ears because of the shape of their leathery
leaves, these cabbage-shaped low-growing perennials produce pink, mauve, white or red flowers, but their leaves can also change colour depending on the variety you choose.
In 1821, French physician Pierre Bretonneau described diphtheria's unique clinical characteristics during an epidemic in southern France, when he named it diphterite after the leathery
texture of the pseudomembrane.
Bamboo sharks (Chiloscyllium punctatum) develop inside a leathery
egg case (left) that opens slightly near hatching time.