Shaggier
Shaggy Shag"gy, a. [Compar. {Shaggier}; superl. {Shaggiest}.] [From {Shag}, n.] Rough with long hair or wool. [1913 Webster]

About his shoulders hangs the shaggy skin. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. Rough; rugged; jaggy. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

[A rill] that winds unseen beneath the shaggy fell. --Keble. [1913 Webster]


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