weevily

[wee-vuh-lee]
Also wee·vil·ly, wee·viled, wee·villed [wee-vuh ld] /ˈwi vəld/.

Origin of weevily

First recorded in 1750–60; weevil + -y1
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Historical Examples of weevily

  • 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