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Definitiona graceful, flexible body — often implying thinness
graceful, flexible body movement
- One morning when I went into the parlour with my books, I found my mother looking anxious, Miss Murdstone looking firm, and Mr. Murdstone binding something round the bottom of a cane — a lithe and limber cane, which he left off binding when I came in, and poised and switched in the air.Chapters 4-6 (30% in)
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