Shelfy
Shelfy Shelf"y, a. 1. Abounding in shelves; full of dangerous shallows. ``A shelfy coast.'' --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. Full of strata of rock. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The tillable fields are in some places . . . so shelfy that the corn hath much ado to fasten its root. --Carew. [1913 Webster]


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