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Wealthy

[wel-thee] /ˈwɛl θi/
noun
1.
a variety of red apple, grown in the U.S., ripening in early autumn.
Origin of Wealthy
origin uncertain
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  • Pretty soon the beast struck into a gallop; and now he reached the lane that led into Mrs. wealthys farm.

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British Dictionary definitions for wealthys

wealthy

/ˈwɛlθɪ/
adjective wealthier, wealthiest
1.
possessing wealth; affluent; rich
2.
of, characterized by, or relating to wealth
3.
abounding: wealthy in friends
Derived Forms
wealthily, adverb
wealthiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for wealthys

wealthy

adj.

late 14c., from wealth + -y (2). Meaning "wealthy persons collectively" is from late 14c.

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