Origin of gravelly
Examples from the Web for gravelly
He drained the wine from the tumbler and turned away from the window, and there was no self-pity in his gravelly voice.Football Great Bob Suffridge Wanders Through the End Zone of Life|Paul Hemphill|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This classic Diesel cover of “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)” is as gravelly as it is adorable.
And Hill fully embodies Donnie, a morally bankrupt clown with shiny, capped teeth, suspenders, and a gravelly voice.Jonah Hill on ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ Prosthetic Penises, and Finance Douchebags|Marlow Stern|December 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Plus Neeson, with his towering height, brawny physique, and gravelly voice, sure as hell looks the part.The Wrath of Liam Neeson: The ‘Taken 2’ Star’s Action-Hero Transformation|Marlow Stern|October 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“I was 11 years old,” he says, in his gravelly voice that carries an incongruous hint of Brooklyn (Gosling is Canadian).Ryan Gosling: On Blue Valentine and Michelle Williams|Nicole LaPorte|December 26, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Plow deep and subsoil all wheat-lands, except those on a gravelly or sandy bottom.Soil Culture|J. H. Walden
This, I think, is owing to the stream moving over a bottom which is both flat and gravelly.Theodore Watts-Dunton|James Douglas
The valleys are less fertile, containing a gravelly soil and fewer trees; so that the country has throughout a more barren aspect.
My practice is, to seed all dry, sandy and gravelly lands with this mixture.Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee|L. L. Langstroth
Up a gravelly hogback to a level a hundred feet from the tracks,—and they were in the midst of it.Mountain|Clement Wood