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Definition of Streakily
Lexicographical Neighbors of Streakily
Literary usage of Streakily
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Studies in Archaic Corinthian Vase Painting by Darrell Arlynn Amyx, Patricia Lawrence (1996)
"Dull brown to black glaze, streakily applied. Woman to r. in long skirt, flanked by large "bow- tie" ... Added red (streakily applied) in panther's neck, ..."
2. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... to that the hardness should be first neutralized by the addition of acetic acid, else the precipitated colour lake may produce streakily dyed leather. ..."
3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1893)
"... side of head and the throat streakily and minutely flecked with dull whitish, most noticeably perhaps on the front of the lores, but nowhere forming a ..."
4. The Red-figure Pottery by Sharon Herbert (1977)
"Dull, gray-green-brown-black glaze over all of exterior, interior of mouth and streakily over interior of body. From Attic parallels, this jug can be dated ..."
5. Art and Criticism: Monographs and Studies by Theodore Child (1892)
"... the touches of pastel color, which are disposed more or less thinly and streakily over the coarse basis of his black-and- white drawings, rarely pretend ..."
6. Lahore to Yārkand: Incidents of the Route and Natural History of the by George Henderson, Allan Octavian Hume, Thomas Douglas Forsyth (1873)
"They are all streakily blotched and mottled with different shades of brownish-red, some comparatively thinly, generally somewhat densely, and occasionally ..."
7. The Voyage of the 'Discovery' by Robert Falcon Scott (1905)
"... and on the port bow we could see black rock showing streakily through the mist. By 7.30 we were close up, and found on our port bow an island of ..."
8. Days Out of Doors by Charles Conrad Abbott (1889)
"... streakily shaded by the leafless trees, are evenly coated with dreary, death-like brown, nature's funereal tint. It is not strange that the crackle of ..."