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  • adjective Having yellow-colored hair


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  • Lilian, clutching the railing so spasmodically that a bruising hurt was left in her finger-ends for days, gazed horror-stricken at a yellow-haired, wild-eyed giant whom she recognized as the man who was to be her husband.

    When the World Was Young

  • In that instant his tiny searchlight, sharp and white, had shown him what a thousand years would not en. able him to forget – a man, huge and blond, yellow-haired and yellow-bearded, naked except for soft-tanned moccasins and what seemed a goat-skin about his middle.

    When the World Was Young

  • And there heard dim tales of the yellow-haired sea wanderer, and I learned that he was a hunter of seals, and that even then he was abroad on the ocean.

    An Odyssey of the North

  • Everywhere you look: Identikit pale, yellow-haired, grinning people in uniforms.

    A holiday of the last resort

  • But I knew the yellow-haired sea wanderer was unafraid, and would hang by the pack, even to the Russian Isles, where few men go.

    An Odyssey of the North

  • Ulysses led the first sled; with the second came Prince and Axel Gunderson's wife; while Malemute Kid and the yellow-haired giant brought up the third.

    An Odyssey of the North

  • Although they may restrain all outward show, strong men, under unmerited misfortune, are sometimes very close to tears. just then the vision of his little California home, and of the wife and two yellow-haired boys, was strong upon him, and there was a strange, choking sensation in his throat, which made him afraid that if he attempted to speak he would sob instead.

    The Lost Poacher

  • On the other hand, Maud, who was blue-eyed and yellow-haired, would remind one instantly of

    Chun Ah Chun

  • The traditions of the blood laid hold of him, and he felt strangely at one with the white-skinned, yellow-haired giants of the younger world.

    CHAPTER 14

  • It is said, at this time, while we fled with fear at our hearts, that the yellow-haired sea wanderer put into the Pribyloffs, right to the factory, and while the part of his men held the servants of the company, the rest loaded ten thousand green skins from the salt-houses.

    An Odyssey of the North


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