Definition of Ruggy

1. a. Rugged; rough.



Definition of Ruggy

1. Adjective. (obsolete) rugged; rough ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ruggy

1. rough and uneven [adj RUGGIER, RUGGIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ruggy

ruggedizes
ruggedizing
ruggedly
ruggedness
ruggednesses
ruggelach
rugger
rugger bugger
rugger buggers
rugger jersey vertebra
ruggers
ruggier
ruggiest
rugging
ruggings
ruggy (current term)
rugin
rugine
rugined
rugines
rugining
rugins
rugitus
ruglike
rugmaker
rugmakers
rugmaking
rugola
rugolas
rugosa

Literary usage of Ruggy

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1. Americanisms: The English of the New World by Maximilian Schele De Vere (1872)
"Rugged, in the sense of vigorous and robust, is probably an Americanism. In other meanings it not unfrequently resumes the old English form of ruggy, ..."

2. Selections from Chaucer by Geoffrey Chaucer (1907)
"... and ruggy ashy heres, 2025 In clothes blake, y-dropped al with teres; ... E., rugged; rest rogi. ruggy. 2034. Only HI., has that weren. 2035. ..."

3. Selections from Chaucer by Geoffrey Chaucer (1907)
"... and ruggy ashy heres, 2025 In clothes blake, y-dropped al with teres; ... E., rugged: rest rogi, ruggy. 2034. Only HI., has that weren. ..."

4. Glossary of Supposed Americanisms by Alfred Langdon Elwyn (1859)
"The word was formerly ruggy-, as in Chaucer:— "With ... and ruggy ashy heres." RUMPLE. A large debt, contracted by little and little. ..."

5. Among the Gods, Scenes of India by Augusta Klein (1895)
"It is indeed a ruggy cliff, steep by nature and scarped as well, so that the position of the fort is perhaps the strongest in India. ..."

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