His figure was crooked, his limbs shrunken; his hair hung in dishevelled locks over his haggard countenance.
Great Salt Lake is a shrunken remnant of Lake Bonneville.
Two gates, the one of the time of Edward I., the other erected early in the 15th century, overlook the marshes; a third stands at a considerable distance west of the town, its position pointing the contrast between the extent of the ancient town and that of the shrunken village of to-day.
In a few instances, such bodies, probably more than five thousand years old, have been found with skin and hair well preserved though dried and shrunken; usually everything but the bones has decayed.
Earlier, the processes of mummification produced a skeleton merely clothed in a dry and shrunken skin.