Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Abounding in whelks, pustules, or blisters.
- Formed like a whelk; hence, knobby; rounded.
GNU Webster's 1913
- whelk + -y (Wiktionary)
“Pluck, unmoved in humor by the coolness of the drench, stood sunk to his chin in the snow, and laughed as heartily as any of them, his shining bald pate and whelky red face streaming with moisture and shaking with merriment.”
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very comprehensive list
of molluscs,who does not like
calamari? hmm yum
100,000 species just in molluscs
A roster of adjectives that infrequently surface in typical conversation and writing. Many are dredged from scientific or other technical jargon or sieved from examples of disused archaic forms.
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