Definitions

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  • adj. Having blisters

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of blisters.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Full of blisters.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. covered with small blisters
  • adj. hot enough to raise (or as if to raise) blisters

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Examples

  • The bottom consists of ridges of rocks -- a "blistery" bottom (abundance of "sea pears", "sea squirts", and other marine growths of a similar nature).

    Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine

  • A "blistery" bottom that is a cod ground the year around, the best of the fishing occurring in the spring months.

    Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine

  • It is a "blistery" ground, the presence of these growths on a rocky or gravelly bottom usually meaning good fishing.

    Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine

  • So this year, consider creating an interior file in your soul called Pajama Day, and when things get crazed, out of nowhere, declare a blustery March Saturday Pajama Day, or a blistery August Sunday Pajama Day or any blessed day you feel like stopping and hanging out in your own holy wholeness.

    Dr. Susan Corso: Pajama Days: Holiness For The Rest Of The Year

  • Seaman says before long he started breaking out in blistery red hives on his hands and feet.

    Rocky Kistner: As Dolphins Die, Gulf Residents Ask What About Us?

  • Shingles, or herpes zoster, is caused by the reactivation of the chicken pox virus and characterized by a painful blistery rash that erupts along the nerves.

    Getting Closer to the Root of What Causes Baldness

  • Stuffed with potato-starch vermicelli, minced tofu, carrots and onions, they're fried a blistery gold-brown and served with spicy soy.

    Kimchi and Calamari

  • Mr. Bellantonio, who normally takes public transportation to commute to New York from central New Jersey, said he drove into the city amid the blistery weather because all public transportation from his area had been canceled.

    Snow Makes Light Work of Stocks

  • I am in their way most of the time in my blistery loafers and my

    after the kiss

  • If she were to be sliced open I know only wet blistery pus would pour out, and she would take a long time to drain.

    after the kiss

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