Roget category 2562. Words relating to space
› 2.3. Form
›› 2.3.3. Superficial form
brush, hair, beard, shag, mane, whisker, moustache, imperial, tress, lock, curl, ringlet — fimbriae, pili, cilia, villi — lovelock — beaucatcher† — curl paper — goatee — papillote, scalp lock.
plumage, plumosity† — plume, panache, crest — feather, tuft, fringe, toupee.
wool, velvet, plush, nap, pile, floss, fur, down — byssus†, moss, bur — fluff.
knot (convolution) 248.
go against the grain.
render-rough etc. adj. — roughen, ruffle, crisp, crumple, corrugate, set on edge, stroke the wrong way, rumple.
trichoid [Med.] —
like quills upon the fretful porcupine"
rough as a nutmeg grater,
rough as a bear.
downy, velvety, flocculent, woolly — lanate†, lanated† — lanuginous†, lanuginose† — tomentose† — fluffy.
against the grain.
cabello luengo y corto el seso [Sp.].
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