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Definition of the adjective scaly

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adjective - degrees: more scaly / scalier | most scaly / scaliest

  1. rough to the touch; covered with scales or scurf
  2. having the body covered or partially covered with thin horny plates, as some fish and reptiles

Alternative definition of the adjective scaly

adjective

  1. Covered or abounding with scales; as, a scaly fish.
  2. Resembling scales, laminae, or layers.
  3. (South African) Mean; low; as, a scaly fellow.
  4. Composed of scales lying over each other; as, a scaly bulb; covered with scales; as, a scaly stem.

Phrases with scaly

  1. scaly fern
  2. Scaly Goby
  3. Scaly Dories
  4. Scaly Thrush
  5. scaly-tailed
  6. Scaly Lyonsia
  7. Scaly Scallop
  8. scaly anteater
  9. scaly lentinus
  10. scaly pholiota
  11. Scaly Polypody
  12. scaly polypore
  13. Scaly Sardines
  14. Scaly Waryfish
  15. Scaly Anteaters
  16. Scaly Chaparral
  17. Scaly Chatterer
  18. Scaly Francolin
  19. Scaly Rock Crab
  20. Scaly Rocksnail

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for scaly

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Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang (2003)

by Eric Partridge

see SCALY. scaliwag, scallawag, scalliwag, scallowag, scallywag, see SCALAWAG.

scaly. ; incorrectly scaley. Shabby, poor, in poor health: late C.18 –20; ob. Southey, 1793. Ex S.E. skin-disease sense. 2. Hence, stingy: from ca ...

Google previewDictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines ... [ed] by Robert Hunt ... (1878)

by Andrew Ure

Fine scales and coarse grains, with some spongy and stringy Fine scales, plates, and coarse grains Fine dost and coarse grains Scaly with some grains .

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1856)

Hum - Jom

Cheek scaly. Sixteen species. Gencs II. ( hai'. ix. Risso.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Plants (1872)

Comprising the Specific Character, Description, and Every Other Desirable Particular Respecting All the Plants Indigenous to Britain. Ed. by Mrs. Loudon, Assisted by G. Don and D. Wooster by John Claudius Loudon

Cap smooth whitish, Margin and top of stipes yeilow- flocculent with crisp lamelle 15749 Cap smooth whitish-pink : edge involute downy, Lamellm straight, Stipes thickened upwards scaly as Cap smooth, Stalk scaly.

Google previewThe Chicken Encyclopedia (2012)

An Illustrated Reference by Gail Damerow

Left untreated, scaly leg may result in permanent crippling. Older chickens are more likely to be infected than younger ones and are difficult to treat because the mites burrow deeply. Soak the bird's legs in warm soapy water and gently scrape ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum: or, Medical Dictionary ... Fourth edition (1839)

by Robert HOOPER (M.D.), Klein Grant

A few years ago, it was considered that no eruption was venereal, unless it had a copper-coloured appearance, and was scaly. Mr. Hunter represents the skin as at first becoming mottled, and tells us that such appearance will come out, and ...

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Scaly Meaning

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Scrabble value of S1C3A1L1Y4

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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