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Definition of Pongy
1. smelly [adj PONGIER, PONGIEST] - See also: smelly
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pongy
pongy (current term)
Literary usage of Pongy
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The London Medical Gazette (1840)
"All bones are ex posed to caries, but their •pongy portion suffers more frequently than the compact, probably because it is more vascular ; thus it is that ..."
2. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"... A is therefore the locus upon A of its inst. centres relatively to В ; the centroid for the motion of A is the locus upon В of the same centres. ¿pongy ..."
3. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... pongy tissue which builds up the muscular foot, parapodia, and dorsal body-wall. As so great a part of the whole surface of the kidney lies adjacent to ..."
4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1806)
"... and the ?pongy quality is completely corrected, whilst not more than two inches in depth need lse disturbed : thus securing in an effectual manner the ..."
5. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke (1817)
"Jt is triangular, a little declining, thickly scattered on all sides of the bough, and springs from small triangular pedestals of soft, «pongy, elastic bark ..."