Definitions

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  • adj. Characterized by or full of gulfs or whirlpools.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of whirlpools or gulfs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Full of gulfs or whirlpools.

Etymologies

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gulf +‎ -y

Examples

  • Beneath the gulfy founts that lie: Thou gold-crown'd queen, through night's dark regions fear'd,

    Ion

  • Before her she saw no face but that of the minister, between which and her, beyond the front of the gallery, lay a gulfy space, where, down in the bottom, sat other listening souls, with upturned faces and eyes, unseen of Annie, all their regards converging upon the countenance of the minister.

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

  • There was no awfulness about it, as on the night when the gulfy sky stood over me, flashing with the heavenly host, and nothing was between me and the farthest world.

    Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood

  • On and on they hurry -- down and down, to a cold stirless solidity, where wind blows not, water flows not, where the seas are not merely tideless and beat no shores, but frozen cleave with frozen roots to their gulfy basin.

    A Dish of Orts : Chiefly Papers on the Imagination, and on Shakespeare

  • It is in the cracks, crannies, and gulfy faults of our belief, the gaps that are not faith, that the snow of apprehension settles, and the ice of unkindness forms.

    Sir Gibbie

  • Out of the gulfy dark to the bier whereon he lies.

    Poems by Jean Ingelow, In Two Volumes, Volume II.

  • Whelmed thee absorbèd and plunged deep in its gulfy abyss,

    The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus

  • You mean "anti big government" from the perspective of a corporate welfare supporting neocon, don't you gulfy?

    Propeller Most Popular Stories

  • Down to the gulfy Rhine.] [Footnote 18: Inserted in 1842 thus: --

    The Early Poems of Alfred Lord Tennyson

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