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Definition of "shaly" [shal•y]

  • Pertaining to or resembling shale. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "shaly" in a sentence
  • "The struggling line along the bank swayed back and forth, and finally a handful of surviving gorilla-men broke away and leaped down through the shaly gravel to the path below."
  • "The photo of people on a shaly-slaty slope reminds me of similar trilobite expeditions maybe the rocks always look the same."
  • "The soils formed in materials weathered from shale, shaly limestone, and clayey sediments, and tend to be deep, acidic, moderately well-drained, and slowly permeable."