Definitions

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  • adv. In a peaky manner.

Etymologies

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peaky +‎ -ly

Examples

  • They stood high on the Abbey cliff-edge -- an old man, eagle-profiled, hawk-beaked, cockatoo-crested, with angry grey eyebrows running peakily upwards towards his temples at either side ... and a boy.

    Patsy

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