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  • adj. superlative form of leafy: most leafy.


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  • Sheand her husband, who runs a property management company, and their three children live in a large, cool house in Richmond in leafiest south-west London.

    Is the British middle class an endangered species?

  • When his sight did eventually return, he began a 1,000-mile walk to the Gulf of Mexico, "along the leafiest and least trodden path possible," on his way to becoming the man Americans know best as the father of our national parks.

    'One Square Inch of Silence'

  • The moms in my set are convinced — they're certain; they know for a fact — that all over the city, in the very best schools, in the nicest families, in the leafiest neighborhoods, twelve - and thirteen-year-old girls are performing oral sex on as many boys as they can.

    Are You There God? It's Me, Monica

  • By night, however, the birds began commuting to Rome to roost in its leafiest areas: the tree-lined avenues, parks and riverbanks of the city center.

    In Rome, Starling Stalkers Try to Scare the Birds Out of Town

  • Such young unfurrowed souls roll to meet each other like two velvet peaches that touch softly and are at rest; they mingle as easily as two brooklets that ask for nothing but to entwine themselves and ripple with ever - interlacing curves in the leafiest hiding-places.

    Adam Bede

  • The organ-grinder was notified, and then a grave was dug for his dead property under the leafiest apple-tree.

    The Knights of the White Shield Up-the-Ladder Club Series, Round One Play

  • Thence, avoiding every one he knew, he passed on into the country, plunging into the leafiest and most sequestered recesses of the gardens and walks that encompass the village and make for a radius of more than half a league a paradise of its surroundings.

    VII. Part II.—Paralipomena

  • He would climb into the leafiest of the trees – wasn't he a climber as a boy!

    Love and Life Behind the Purdah

  • Leonard nodded, and climbing the tree with ease, they peeped down through the leafiest of its boughs.

    The People of the Mist

  • All the world knows Brackenhurst, of course, the greenest and leafiest of our southern suburbs.

    The British Barbarians


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