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Definition of "shoaly" [shoal•y]

  • Full of shoals, or shallow places. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "shoaly" in a sentence
  • "A varied and attractive picture this, with the turquoise-blue of the deep water, the purple and leek-green tints of the shoaly and sandy little port, and the tawny shore dotted by six distinct palm-tufts."
  • "While this conversation continued, they reached the shoaly inlet under the flower-laden beech."
  • "I asked, looking across the shoaly waters toward the sands of Monomoy and Cape Cod."
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