previous next

hair grain, texture, character: “against the hair of your professions,” THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, ii. 3. 36 ; “The quality and hair of our attempt,” 1 HENRY IV., iv. 1. 61 ; “merry against the hair,” TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, i. 2. 27 ; “to stop in my tale against the hair,” ROMEO AND JULIET, ii. 4. 92. ( “Against the hair, Invitâ Minervâ, aversante naturâ.” Coles's Lat. and Engl. Dict. )

hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: