consisting of or covered with small, waterworn stones or pebbles.
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How to use shingly in a sentence
The common tern and the greater sand-plover nested on the shingly islands in the river.Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921 | Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
A broad, steep road leads down to the bathing-place on the sea-beach, which is rough and shingly.
Down on a strip of shingly beach the birds parade, when not in the rookery or at sea getting food.The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson
Some of these streams do not reach the sea immediately, but disappear in the loose shingly beaches of peaty swamps.The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson
The heavy tread too of a man's impatient foot upon the shingly path that led up from the wicket of the narrow garden.