Definitions

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  • adj. Pertaining to, or consisting of, a sheaf or sheaves; resembling a sheaf.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or consisting of, a sheaf or sheaves; resembling a sheaf.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling a sheaf or sheaves.

Etymologies

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sheaf +‎ -y

Examples

  • The beautiful glow in the west died out, where the sun had been ripening his harvest-field of sheafy gold and awny cloud; and the pulse of quivering dusk beat slowly, so that a man might seem to count it, or rather a child, who sees such things, which later men lose sight of.

    Springhaven : a Tale of the Great War

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