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  • adj. superlative form of shaggy: most shaggy.


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  • The series lasted for six years, and the final episode of St. Elsewhere went into one of the hoariest, shaggiest, worst science fiction and fantasy cliches of all, stopping to offer homage to all kinds of major TV shows along the way.

    Lost Finale

  • So, once we came out again, I brought Juss to one of the horses (the shaggiest horse I have had the pleasure to pat) and told him it was a person in a costume.

    I Wonder As I Wonder...

  • Master Micawber was hardly visible in a Guernsey shirt, and the shaggiest suit of slops I ever saw; and the children were done up, like preserved meats, in impervious cases.

    David Copperfield

  • Plus the shaggiest green shag rug I've ever seen, with all these big twisted wooden things sticking up out of it -- cubicle partitions, or something like that, I don't know ...

    Poor Billmon...

  • Possibly the shaggiest animals to walk into Busch Stadium since the last time the Clydesdales marched. - Red Sox proving to be a fine hair band

  • Horse-tall, spotted brown and white, as hairy as the shaggiest of dogs, they had long necks and rabbit like faces with big, round, deep-brown eyes.

    Magic's Price

  • Red silk neckerchiefs knotted with elaborate carelessness displayed to advantage bronzed throats; new overalls, and of the shaggiest species, amply testified to the social importance of the Benton dance.

    Judith of the Plains

  • He reminds me of nothing so much as the very shaggiest bear I have ever seen at the Zoo -- not even a nice white Polar bear, but one of those nondescript, snuff-coloured kinds that are all ragged ends from top to toe.

    Our Elizabeth A Humour Novel

  • He was leading the shaggiest, piebaldest, pottest-tummied, craziest-looking little cayuse that ever wore a bridle.

    The Prairie Wife

  • He was only a little country dog -- the very youngest and smallest and shaggiest of Skye terriers -- bred on a heathery slope of the Pentland hills, where the loudest sound was the bark of a collie or the tinkle of a sheep-bell.

    Greyfriars Bobby


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