- resembling, producing, or covered with or as if with scurf.
Origin of scurfy
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Examples from the Web for scurfy
Nearly half of them were afflicted with the scurfy skin-disease.The Malay Archipelago
Alfred Russell Wallace
The skin may be abnormally dry and scurfy or moist and offensive.
The winter buds are compressed, scurfy, and of a bright yellow color.Forest Trees of Illinois
Fuller George D.
Priscilla smiled at the General as he emerged from the hands of Jane, "red and scurfy," just as he had said.
Head of ordinary size, and with part of the hind neck bare and scurfy.A Synopsis of the Birds of North America</p>
John James Audubon
Word Origin and History for scurfy
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