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Literary usage of Close-cropped
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of Small Things by Helen Mackay (1917)
"close-cropped heads; eleven round rosy peasant faces; eleven pairs of round clear eager questioning eyes; eleven straight young figures, with stiff gestures ..."
2. Masterpieces of Greek Sculpture: A Series of Essays on the History of Art by Adolf Furtwängler (1895)
"It is true that among the numerous representations of Zeus on monuments of every kind I can only point to two examples with the same close-cropped hair, ..."
3. Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 93 by Harvard University (1891)
"... not combing, their close-cropped hair. The Scholiast has apparently been misled, ... since it was a close-cropped head and not a smooth shaven face that ..."
4. Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country (1876)
"By the side of the highway there are gates at intervals in the close- cropped hedge—kept close-cropped by the strict orders of the road surveyors—giving ..."
5. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1884)
"He was the first on board, and 'to him'—as the old dramatists say —went rushing another handsome man of about the same age, fresh-faced, close-cropped, ..."