Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Consisting of or resembling sheets; showing a tendency to break up into thin tabular masses: applied specifically to massive or eruptive rocks.

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Examples

  • Pictures of the bin Laden's at the Bush ranch show the sheety sheiks virtually in the laps of the Bush's.

    The Bush/bin Laden Siamese Twins

  • I am surprised that this sheety credit card had name VISA on it.

    Bessed - The Best of Everything

  • I had seen nothing of the sort, nor yet even so much as a semblance of it, and therefore I had no idea that there existed such a miserable shred of degradation, for example, as a cinder-woman -- desolate and dirty as her employment -- bowed down -- a shadow among shadows -- busily prone, beneath the sheety night sky, to find out and fasten upon the crumb, whose pilgrimage certainly had not improved it since falling from the rich man's table.

    The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume IV. The Songs of Scotland of the Past Half Century

  • They just disabled all plug-ins in Firefox for Mobile "due to performance problems using Adobe Flash within Firefox on many websites, especially those with multiple plug-ins on them" as seen on the release notes here Apple has its interest in open industry standards (such as MPEG 4, H264, HTML) and has played a big role in their establishment (H264 is everywhere now, and they hugely profit of it) plus they do not want a sheety but Flash-enabled experience on their devices, because that would damage the value attached to these devices.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Gadgets

  • i want to know your favourite comedy scene that you enjoyed the most in movie "phir hera pheri" ienjoyed when akshay made fool by bipsha and he got slaps 4rm paresh rawal and sunil sheety I have two

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