fibrous (part of speech: adjective)
- Where the bridge abutments projected, the thready current of the San Pedro collected and formed quite a deep pool. - "The Boy Scouts On The Range", Lieut. Howard Payson.
- The town, with its church towers and gas chimneys, sloped away from it; vessels thronged the harbour; and a long weird- looking thready suspension- bridge spanned the broad tide- river to East Ewmouth, the village fast growing into a suburb. - "The Pillars of the House, V1", Charlotte M. Yonge.
- These surface plants, which resemble floating cabbages with fine thready roots, like a human beard of sixteen inches in length, form dense masses which are very difficult to clear Our guides are useless, as we cannot depend upon their contradictory statements. - "Ismailia", Samuel W. Baker.