close set


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Adj.1.close set - set close together; "close-set eyes"; "close-set teeth"; "her eyes are close set"
close - at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other; "close to noon"; "how close are we to town?"; "a close formation of ships"
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His eyes were close set and the irises densely black and very small, so that the white of the eyeball showed around them.
He stood before her - waiting patiently, his mouth close set, his manner dogged with purpose.
Their eyes are very close set, but do not protrude as do those of the green men of Mars; their ears are high set, but more laterally located than are the green men's, while their snouts and teeth are much like those of our African gorilla.
For a dozen yards he advanced without sighting the object of his search, but presently his efforts were rewarded by a glimpse of a reddish, hairy body, and a pair of close set, wicked eyes peering at him from behind a giant tree.
AFTER A night of hectic partying with a close set of family and friends, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his newly- wedded wife Sakshi Rawat left Ranchi in the early hours of Monday -- leaving the media guessing.
Former Middlesbrough favourite Curtis Fleming, who injured his ankle in training late last week, is a doubt for the Yeovil clash with Brian Close set to continue in the Irishman's absence.
The retailer set May 15, 2015 as the deadline for wrapping up the sales procedure, with a last date for deals to close set for June 30, 2015.
How confusing if Dimbleby keeps saying "the gentleman with the shaven head, tattooed neck, close set eyes, bent nose and threatening expression at the back"?
The actor, who played Max Farnham in the C4 soap, was thrilled to be back up north and first on his to-do list was a nostalgic trip to the old Brookside Close set.
A LIVERPOOL security guard was stabbed with a screwdriver as teenage yobs rampaged through the Brookside Close set.
We do have an unusually close set of high school friends," said friend Rick Gore, National Geographic Magazine science writer and scion of prominent family that owned the Fort Lauderdale News and Sun-Sentinel.
Eisenman 2700 close set concrete columns as compared to Libeskind's 49 (which, by the way, lean a bit and have trees on top).