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[lej-ee] /ˈlɛdʒ i/
adjective, ledgier, ledgiest.
having ledges.
Origin of ledgy
An Americanism dating back to 1770-80; ledge + -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • None of these get the round head of my ancient friend of the ledgy hill.

    Old Plymouth Trails Winthrop Packard
  • First to roll in past the ledgy portals of the haven were the venerable sea-wagons—the coasters known as the "Apple-treers."

    Blow The Man Down Holman Day
  • He made a wide circuit in advance and at last dismounted upon the summit of a ledgy hill, among crags and forest trees.

    The Red Mustang William O. Stoddard
  • It is hardly possible to give an idea of the desolate aspect of these ledgy islets.

    Left on Labrador

    Charles Asbury Stephens
  • To the north the mainland, with its fringe of ledgy isles, was in sight, distant not far from thirteen leagues.

    Left on Labrador

    Charles Asbury Stephens

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