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Definition of "shelvy" [shelv•y]

  • Having shelves. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "shelvy" in a sentence
  • "I proceeded slowly along the road, the lake below me on my right hand, whilst the shelvy side of Snowdon rose above me on the left."
  • "I have said before very shelvy; still as she went her eyes were directed towards the wall, which was not always very easy to be seen, for thorns, tall nettles and shrubs, were growing up against it."
  • "I had been drowned, but that the shore was shelvy and shallow, — a death that I abhor; for the water swells"
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