Hair in a sentence

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Definition of Hair

  • The collection or mass of filaments growing from the skin of an animal, and forming a covering for a part of the head or for any part or the whole of the body.
  • One the above-mentioned filaments, consisting, in vertebrate animals, of a long, tubular part which is free and flexible, and a bulbous root imbedded in the skin.
  • Hair (human or animal) used for various purposes; as, hair for stuffing cushions.
  • A slender outgrowth from the chitinous cuticle of insects, spiders, crustaceans, and other invertebrates. Such hairs are totally unlike those of vertebrates in structure, composition, and mode of growth.
  • An outgrowth of the epidermis, consisting of one or of several cells, whether pointed, hooked, knobbed, or stellated. Internal hairs occur in the flower stalk of the yellow frog lily (Nuphar).
  • A spring device used in a hair-trigger firearm.
  • Any very small distance, or degree; a hairbreadth.
  • a filamentous projection or process on an organism
  • cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair; used for upholstery or stiffening in garments
  • any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal
  • a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss
  • filamentous hairlike growth on a plant
  • a very small distance or space

How to use hair in a sentence. Hair pronunciation.

There he sat looking at me with his staring blue eyes and shock of redgrey hair.
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I lost my hair worrying, but I learned to be patient.
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His light brown beard and hair and blue eyes gave him a look almost Saxon, and bland power spoke in his face and in every gesture.
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There was a cut where the hair met the temple.
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It blows flimsy houses down, lifts shingle roofs occasionally, rolls up tin ones like sheet music, now and then blows a stage coach over and spills the passengers; and tradition says the reason there are so many bald people there, is, that the wind blows the hair off their heads while they are looking skyward after their hats.
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But in the night the pup would get stretchy and brace his feet against the old man's back and shove, grunting complacently the while; and now and then, being warm and snug, grateful and happy, he would paw the old man's back simply in excess of comfort; and at yet other times he would dream of the chase and in his sleep tug at the old man's back hair and bark in his ear.
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What could it have been that the goblin in a white robe and with flowing hair held in its arms?
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She was standing at the very edge of a precipice, that rose high and sheer above the abyss-a strange and fearful sight; her long golden hair had got tangled, and waved over her bosom and shoulders, half plaited, half undone.
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Paulus had rescued her from the fall, but now-as he came up to her with two pieces of stone which were slightly hollowed, so that he had been able to bring some fresh water in them, and which he held level with great difficulty, walking with the greatest care-he thought that inexorable death had only too soon returned to claim the victim he had snatched from him, for Sirona's head hung down upon her breast, her face was sunk towards her lap, and at the back of her head, where her abundant hair parted into two flowing tresses, Paulus observed on the snowy neck of the insensible woman a red spot which the sun must have burnt there.
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She was a slight, pretty woman of something less than thirty; with a good, but pale, complexion, hair tending to auburn, sincere eyes.
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He was very tall, his hair was grey and abundant, his attitude was quiet and reposeful; I looked again and again while I pictured to myself the likeness.
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He was a great grey giant, with the Russian winter in his hair and beard.
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In spite of the cold, she had had her hair dressed with silver wheat and blue flowers, and wore a white satin polonaise, edged with swan's down, which costume was exceedingly becoming.
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In the evening, when he had just retired, as I was awaiting his last orders, the door opened, and the Empress entered, her hair in disorder, and her countenance showing great agitation.
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Her hair was blond, her eyes blue and expressive, her carriage noble, and her figure striking, while her hand and foot might have served as models; in fact, her whole person breathed youth, health, and freshness.
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These latter arranged her Majesty's toilet and hair in the morning; and the six first ladies took no part in her toilet except the care of the diamonds, of which they had special charge.
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The same slender figure, the same tight curls, the same springy step, the same alertness, the same decision of eye and answering decision of hand, the same erect military bearing; not an inch gained or lost in girth, not an ounce gained or lost in weight, not a hair turned.
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Then he appears again, in damaged homespun, combs the hayseed out of his hair, and takes a pilot-house berth for the winter.
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He was very tall, well built, and handsome; and in his old age-as I remember him-his hair was as black as an Indian's, and his eye and hand were as strong and steady and his nerve and judgment as firm and clear as anybody's, young or old, among the fraternity of pilots.
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A younger girl, this, of much slighter build; with a frisky gait, a jaunty pose of the head; pretty, but thin-featured, and shallow-eyed; a long neck, no chin to speak of, a low forehead with the hair of washed-out flaxen fluffed all over it.
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Examples of Hair

Example #1
As I looked into the dusk, my limbs trembled under me, for who should be sitting there, a half-finished chair between his knees, but Soolsby the old chair-maker!
Example #2
I drew near with a kind of fear, but yet I came to the door and looked in.
Example #3
The Dagos wanted to live in their own way, and they did.
Example #4
After five years I left, with a bald head at twenty-nine, and a little book of noble thoughts-Tips for the Tired, or Things you can say To-day on what you can do to-morrow.
Example #5
Going to weight, he was still muscular and well groomed.
Example #6
He was seldom without the string of beads so many Orientals love to carry, and, Armenian Christian as he was, the act seemed almost religious.