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Siamese twins

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Siamese twins two famous Siamese men (1811-74), joined from their birth by a cartilaginous band
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Quotations

  • Victoria Billings
    Victoria Billings
    “Constant togetherness is fine -- but only for Siamese twins.”

Usage

In literature:

Perhaps the best known of all double monsters were the Siamese twins.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
TWINS, Siamese, two men who were closer than brothers.
"Who Was Who: 5000 B. C. to Date" by Anonymous
They must, I supposed, have been some sport of growth, Siamese twins of vegetation.
"The Club of Queer Trades" by G. K. Chesterton
The Siamese Twins gave him a good opening about 'bonds eternal' and the 'season vernal' and he didn't do a thing with it.
"Side Show Studies" by Francis Metcalfe
Empire building and war making are Siamese twins.
"The American Empire" by Scott Nearing
If we have a fancy dress party this year you two can surely go as the Siamese Twins.
"Marjorie Dean" by Pauline Lester
We were as inseparable as the Siamese twins in our undergrad.
"Cleek, the Master Detective" by Thomas W. Hanshew
There is something tragic to me in this Siamese-twins arrangement of two so uncongenial.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
Love and fear, like the Siamese twins, live and perish together.
"The Christian Foundation, Or, Scientific and Religious Journal, Volume I, No. 7, July, 1880" by Various
We are like the Siamese twins.
"The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 25, January 1893" by Various
This Winchester and I stick closer together than the Siamese twins.
"Astounding Stories, February, 1931" by Various
He was mortified by his forgetfulness, but the ladies were after all not Siamese twins.
"Aurora the Magnificent" by Gertrude Hall
Wonderful pair of Siamese twins!
"Black Diamonds" by Mór Jókai
Our economic condition is linked to yours, like the vital organs of Siamese twins.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
Dum and Dee of course will be the Siamese Twins disconnected for the convenience of travel.
"Back at School with the Tucker Twins" by Nell Speed
My sister, Mildred, is not my twin in reality, but the Siamese twins cannot be closer than we are in spirit.
"Tripping with the Tucker Twins" by Nell Speed
This way to the Siamese Twins and the Fat Boy!
"The Turner Twins" by Ralph Henry Barbour
The Siamese Twins were omphalopagi.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley
Farther up we have a repetition of twin villages, linked by a bridge, veritable Siamese twins, a fact which is interesting and curious.
"The Thames" by G. E. Mitton
The painter and the poet are the Siamese-twins of genius.
"Genius in Sunshine and Shadow" by Maturin Murray Ballou
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In news:

Hen Vladimir Nabokov thought of writing a novel about the love life of Siamese twins, his wife, Véra, put a stop to it.
Siamese twin whose story amazed Beaumont now all grown up.
The Siamese Twins A novel explores the life of the two conjoined brothers who lived a sideshow existence.
THE HISTORIC surgery last weekend that successfully separated 7-month-old Siamese twins joined at the head actually began in West Germany five months ago.
My dogs, Tyke N Zoey are best friends, looks like they're siamese twins joined at the buttocks in this picture.-).
Siamese Twins Separated At Paterson Hospital.
A team of 13 doctors and nurses performed the state's first separation of Siamese twins on Monday, and the sisters were doing fine yesterday.
Siamese twin whose story amazed Beaumont now all grown up.
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