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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Sleek
 
  Sleek and round as a German sausage.
            —Peter. C. Asbjörnsen
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  Sleek as a dray horse.
            —George Colman, the Younger
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  A skin as sleek as a maiden’s cheek.
            —Eliza Cook
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  Sleek as Mr. Pecksniff.
            —Charles Dickens
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  Sleek as a mouse.
            —John Gay
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  Sleek as a cat.
            —Maurice Hewlett
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  Sleek as silk.
            —Thomas Hood
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  Sleek as a horn-book.
            —Ben Jonson
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  Sleeker than Night-swollen mushrooms.
            —John Keats
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