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complect

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v complect be interwoven or interconnected "The bones are interconnected via the muscle"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • complect To embrace.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Complect kom-plekt′ to embrace: to interweave
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. complecti, to embrace—com, and plectĕre, to twine.

Usage

In literature:

You're complected like your pa.
"Anne Of The Island" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
An' fur once-t I'm proud I'm so black complected, caze black an' yaller, dey goes together fur butterflies!
"Moriah's Mourning and Other Half-Hour Sketches" by Ruth McEnery Stuart
The sallow-complected face with the prominent cheekbones don't count so much against him.
"Shorty McCabe on the Job" by Sewell Ford
On entering the room, through all the dead white of her present complection, she blushed to a crimson.
"A Simple Story" by Mrs. Inchbald
He is a dark complected man.
"Practical Grammar and Composition" by Thomas Wood
Light complected, wears his whiskers wing and wing, like a schooner runnin' afore the wind.
"Fair Harbor" by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
She's kind o' yaller-complected, but some says she's smart.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 26, August, 1880" by Various
Rodney, you know, is one of these light complected heavyweights, and a swell because he was born so.
"Odd Numbers" by Sewell Ford
You dark-complected ladies always looks better for a touch of color.
"Free Air" by Sinclair Lewis
Dark-complected, with a cast in one eye.
"The Hated" by Frederik Pohl
He's kind of dark-complected like.
"Whispering Smith" by Frank H. Spearman
The man from space was almost as dark complected as the Negro.
"Combat" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Both of them had white fathers, were light complected and had been brought up in the big house.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
My marster looked like you, jes' the same complection and about your size.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2" by Work Projects Administration
He's light complected, blue eyes an' all.
"Old Crow" by Alice Brown
She will be good and true, and will not be mixed up with any dark-complected man.
"The Witches of New York" by Q. K. Philander Doesticks
Mebbe thirty, mebbe less, light-complected, yalla-haired, kinda plump, and about so high.
"Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher" by Eleanor Gates
This Harold is yellow-complected and yet he ain't the pure high yellow, neither; he's more the shade of a slice of scorched sponge cake.
"J. Poindexter, Colored" by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
He was tall, heavy-built and lighter complected.
"Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays" by Various
I mean dark-complected, with black eyes.
"Mrs. Tree's Will" by Laura E. Richards
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In news:

Yes, Halle Berry really is as gorgeous and flawlessly complected in person as she appears onscreen.
The suspect is a light-complected African American man about 25 to 35 years old.
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