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shelly

[shel-ee] /ˈʃɛl i/
adjective, shellier, shelliest.
1.
abounding in shells:
a shelly surf.
2.
consisting of a shell or shells.
3.
like a shell or shells.
Origin of shelly
1545-1555
First recorded in 1545-55; shell + -y1

Shelly

[shel-ee] /ˈʃɛl i/
noun
1.
a male or female given name.
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