ledgy

[lej-ee]

Origin of ledgy

An Americanism dating back to 1770–80; ledge + -y1
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Examples from the Web for ledgy

Historical Examples of ledgy

  • None of these get the round head of my ancient friend of the ledgy hill.

    Old Plymouth Trails

    Winthrop Packard

  • First to roll in past the ledgy portals of the haven were the venerable sea-wagons—the coasters known as the "Apple-treers."

  • He made a wide circuit in advance and at last dismounted upon the summit of a ledgy hill, among crags and forest trees.

    The Red Mustang

    William O. Stoddard

  • It is hardly possible to give an idea of the desolate aspect of these ledgy islets.

    Left on Labrador

    Charles Asbury Stephens

  • To the north the mainland, with its fringe of ledgy isles, was in sight, distant not far from thirteen leagues.

    Left on Labrador

    Charles Asbury Stephens