A host of wonderfully lumpy animals includes a swaybacked cow, a slinky cat, a perky horse and a perturbed elephant. Calder challenged himself by modeling in fast-drying plaster rather than wax; the pieces are all so emphatically squeezed, prodded and gouged that they seem to be nothing but surface, to have no interior volumes.
- slink • y
1 こそこそした, 人目を忍ぶ.
- [名]《獣病理》1 （特に馬の）脊柱(せきちゅう)湾曲.2 [U]（羊の）流行性運動失調症, よろめき病.━━[形]脊柱湾曲した(swaybacked).
gougeSyllabification: (gouge)Pronunciation: /gouj/Translate gouge | into French | into German | into Italian | into Spanish
Origin:late Middle English: from Old French, from late Latin gubia, gulbia, perhaps of Celtic origin; compare with Old Irish gulba 'beak' and Welsh gylf 'beak, pointed instrument'