haired
Adjective

haired

  1. Having hair; not bald or hairless.
    • 1888, ‎Charles Wyville Thomson, ‎Sir John Murray, Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, page 40:
      It was pointed at the tip, and whilst its dorsum was haired the opposite surface was hairless, hollowed out into a concha and directed forwards and outwards.
  2. (in combination) Having some specific type of hair.
    • 1892, Thomas Hardy, Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Chapter 28, p. 196,
      At half-past six the sun settled down upon the levels, with the aspect of a great forge in the heavens, and presently a monstrous pumpkin-like moon arose on the other hand. The pollard willows, tortured out of their natural shape by incessant choppings, became spiny-haired monsters as they stood up against it.
    • 1924, Yevgeny Zamyatin, We, translated by Gregory Zilboorg, New York: Dutton, 1952, Record Twenty-Seven, p. 145,
      Long-haired, austere eyebrows turned to me.
    • 1958, R. K. Narayan, The Guide, Penguin, 1988, Chapter Four, p. 45,
      A clean-shaven, close-haired saint was an anomaly.
    • 1962, Es'kia Mphahlele, The African Image, New York: Frederick A. Praeger, Chapter 5, p. 69,
      Even the curly-haired boys from merchant families, very much to the disgust of their parents, fraternized with Coloured girls.
    • 1997, Ted Hughes, "Myrrha" in Tales from Ovid, London: Faber & Faber, p. 116, lines 110-113,
      Remember the Furies, / The snake-haired, dreadful sisters / Who climb from the hell of conscience / Whirling their torches.
    She was a raven-haired beauty.
Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of hair



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