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- adj. An older form of leafy (consisting of leaves).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Leafy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete variant of leafy.
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About the dais behind the thwart-table were now stuck for adornment leavy boughs of oak now just beginning to turn with the first frosts.
This oak with his wide leavy branches will shelter our heads from the night;
Poems, &c. (1790) Wherein It Is Attempted To Describe Certain Views Of Nature And Of Rustic Manners; And Also, To Point Out, In Some Instances, The Different Influence Which The Same Circumstances Produce On Different Characters
So having contrived & discovered that they weare resolved to leavy an armie of 500 men of their owne nation, who are esteemed the best souldiers, having the Anojot to assist them; a bold, rash nation, and so thought to surprise the inhabitants of that place.
See Citherera's biids, that milk-white pair On yonder leavy myrtle tree which groan.
This fever, that hath troubled me fo longi leavy on me; Oh, my heart is fick!
God fave the right worihipful Mr* Bubble; I bring you leavy news with a light heart.
Hanging on paper, and yet weighed down by leavy burdens* Trade necefijury to Enable us to fuppbrt an enox - motts debt; and yet that debt, together with an excefs of paper* money, working continually towards the dcftruAion of trade. —