Lexicographical Neighbors of Downless
Literary usage of Downless
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New Era (1874)
"... the delicate pink of his downless cheek, the brilliant hue on his lips, even his peculiar smile, all seemed to whisper the coming ill, that one so dear ..."
2. Restituta: Or, Titles, Extracts, and Characters of Old Books in English by Egerton Brydges (1815)
"... And wanton air in twenty sweet forms danc'd After her fingers ; Beauty and Love advanc'd Their ensigns in the downless rosy faces Of youths and maids, ..."
3. Fifty Years in a Maryland Kitchen by B. C. Howard, Jane Grant Gilmore Howard, James B. Herndon, Herndon/Vehling Collection (1881)
"Afterwards rub it with a clean downless napkin to give a polish. To WASH FLANNEL. This must be done in a clear day, and when washed must be put out quickly. ..."
4. The English Rock-garden by Reginald John Farrer (1919)
"... or smaller tufts or mats of emerald-green foliage, broader or narrower, almost wholly hairless and downless, with only a few small hairs at the edge. ..."
5. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants: With an Easy Introduction to the by William Withering (1801)
"... 'down hair-like: calyx scales in 2 rows ; equal, longer than the blossoms: seeds of the circumference downless and naked. ..."