References in classic literature ?
Then can we kill all the Gomangani in the jungle." He rose and growled horribly, bristling his stiff hair.
ONE WINTER a Farmer found a Snake stiff and frozen with cold.
Look--my fingers feel so stiff; and I am almost sure they have been giving me great pain while I slept."
In this instance it was the anthropoid that retired in stiff dignity to inspect an unhappy caterpillar, which he presently devoured.
He halted with awkward abruptness, with stiff fore-legs bracing himself against his momentum, almost sitting down on his haunches, so desirous was he of avoiding contact with the dog he was in the act of attacking.