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[blis-tuh-ree] /ˈblɪs tə ri/
having blisters, as paint or glass.
Origin of blistery
First recorded in 1735-45; blister + -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Once it had been a blistery red; that though was in the days of his apprenticeship to this trade.

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  • A "blistery" bottom that is a cod ground the year around, the best of the fishing occurring in the spring months.

  • It is a "blistery" ground, the presence of these growths on a rocky or gravelly bottom usually meaning good fishing.

  • It has 40 to 50 fathoms over a bottom of sharp rocks and mud—a "blistery" bottom.

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