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horizontal
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
in line with the floor, horizon, or another flat base
  • And she was conscious of having been looked at a great deal, in rather a furtive manner, from beneath a pair of well-marked horizontal eyebrows, with a glance that seemed somehow to have caught the vibratory influence of the voice.
    6.3 — Book 6 Chapter 3 — Confidential Moments (11% in)
  • He might have been sitting for his portrait, which would have represented a rather striking young man of five-and-twenty, with a square forehead, short dark-brown hair, standing erect, with a slight wave at the end, like a thick crop of corn, and a half-ardent, half-sarcastic glance from under his well-marked horizontal eyebrows.
    6.1 — Book 6 Chapter 1 — A Duet in Paradise (14% in)

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