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towery

[tou-uh-ree] /ˈtaʊ ə ri/
adjective
1.
having towers:
a towery city.
2.
very tall; lofty:
towery oaks.
Origin of towery
1605-1615
First recorded in 1605-15; tower1 + -y1
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  • Thus having said, the glorious chief resumes His towery helmet black with shading plumes.

    Mosaics of Grecian History Marcius Willson

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