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weevily

[wee-vuh-lee] /ˈwi və li/
adjective
1.
infested with weevils.
Also, weevilly, weeviled, weevilled
[wee-vuh ld] /ˈwi vəld/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of weevily
1750-1760
First recorded in 1750-60; weevil + -y1
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  • And there was the usual "weevily hardtack" in the bread-barge.

  • And you squeezed the poor devils all the harder for your weevily corn and shoddy boots?

    The Missourian

    Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  • Sport began again in the Dudley farm-house by a dozen or so of the young people "forming on" for "weevily Wheat."

    Prairie Folks Hamlin Garland
  • He could hoist out facts and figures as easily as you would fling a weevily biscuit to leeward.

    In Eastern Seas J. J. Smith

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