Weather-bitten

Weath´er-bit`ten


a.1.Eaten into, defaced, or worn, by exposure to the weather.
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A few minutes later we had reached the lodge-gates, a maze of fantastic tracery in wrought iron, with weather-bitten pillars on either side, blotched with lichens, and surmounted by the boars' heads of the Baskervilles.
And his lady, as they were able to see her at Bun Hill, was a weather-bitten goddess, as free from refinement as a gipsy--not so much dressed as packed for transit at a high velocity.
"We didn't have no education, no way to let those city folks know how we felt," one lean weather-bitten woman said outside the courtroom at Kasper's trial in Knoxville last year, "but now John can speak up for us and tell them about the colored and all that.
I got into the cart and had a wide view of the moor, which was all covered with bracken and soft mossy patches, except for a small group of weather-bitten beeches lining the track just in front of us.