weevilly
Weevily Wee"vil*y, a. Having weevils; weeviled. [Written also {weevilly}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • weevilly — adjective see weevil …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • weevilly — adj. full of weevils (i.e. a field) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • weevilly — wee·vil·ly …   English syllables

  • weevilly — /ˈwivəli/ (say weevuhlee) adjective infested with weevils. Also, weevilled /ˈwivəld/ (say weevuhld); Chiefly US, weevily, weeviled …   Australian English dictionary

  • weevilly — adjective see weevily * * * weevˈilled, weevˈiled, weevˈilly or weevˈily adjective Infested by weevils • • • Main Entry: ↑weevil …   Useful english dictionary

  • Weevily — Wee vil*y, a. Having weevils; weeviled. [Written also {weevilly}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • weevil — noun Etymology: Middle English wevel, from Old English wifel; akin to Old High German wibil beetle, Old English wefan to weave Date: before 12th century any of a superfamily (Curculionoidea) of beetles which have the head prolonged into a more or …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • weevily — /wee veuh lee/, adj. infested with weevils. Also, weevilly, weeviled, weevilled /wee veuhld/. [1750 60; WEEVIL + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • weevily — or weevilly [wē′və lē] adj. infested with weevils …   English World dictionary

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