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sallow
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

5 uses
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Definition
an unhealthy pale of yellowish complexion; or to cause such a complexion
  • About five ft. seven in. in height; strongly built, sallow complexion, black hair, a little bald in the centre, bushy, black side-whiskers and moustache; tinted glasses, slight infirmity of speech.
    Adventure III — A Case of Identity (61% in)
  • The man who entered was a sturdy, middle-sized fellow, some thirty years of age, clean-shaven, and sallow-skinned, with a bland, insinuating manner, and a pair of wonderfully sharp and penetrating grey eyes.
    Adventure III — A Case of Identity (72% in)
  • He sprang from his chair and paced about the room in uncontrollable agitation, with a flush upon his sallow cheeks and a nervous clasping and unclasping of his long thin hands.
    Adventure V — The Five Orange Pips (89% in)
  • As I entered, a sallow Malay attendant had hurried up with a pipe for me and a supply of the drug, beckoning me to an empty berth.
    Adventure VI — The Man with the Twisted Lip (11% in)
  • His eyes twinkled, and there was even a touch of colour upon his sallow cheeks.
    Adventure XI — The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet (70% in)

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