Sunday, August 24, 2014
Citations for crinose
Clarence Wells at last surrendered To fate's fitful draughy phases, And, one day, sir, with a razor Off he swiped those crinose daisies!
... it must be allowed that the title has not devolved upon a beardless boy; for if crinose appearance give an imposing air, his Grace has strong pretensions to consequence on that score.
Origin of crinose
Crinose finds its origin in the Latin crinīs meaning "hair." The suffix -ose is used in formation of adjectives borrowed from Latin to denote "full" or "abounding in." Crinose entered English in the 1720s.