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used in The Grapes of Wrath

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periodic shedding of hair, skin, horn, or feathers
  • Joad could see it ahead of him, its poor branches curving over the way, its load of leaves tattered and scraggly as a molting chicken.
    Chapter 4 (10% in)
  • Joad had moved into the imperfect shade of the molting leaves before the man heard him coming, stopped his song, and turned his head.
    Chapter 4 (14% in)
  • The evening light was on the fields, and the cotton plants threw long shadows on the ground, and the molting willow tree threw a long shadow.
    Chapter 6 (11% in)

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