Definition of Staggy

1. having the appearance of a mature male [adj -GIER, -GIEST]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Staggy

staggered
staggered board of directors
staggered head
staggerer
staggerers
staggering
staggeringly
staggers
staggerwort
staggery
staggie
staggier
staggies
staggiest
stagging
staggy (current term)
staghead
staghorn
staghorn calculus
staghorn coral
staghorn fern
staghorn moss
staghorn sumac
staghound
staghounds
stagiaire
stagiaires
stagier
stagiest
stagily

Literary usage of Staggy

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1. Bulletins of the Agricultural Experiment Station: University of Illinois by Agricultural Experiment Station (1909)
"Even covering and quality are especially important; wasty, plain or staggy wethers are discriminated against. Weights in this grade run from 50 to 100 ..."

2. The West Somerset Word-book: A Glossary of Dialectal and Archaic Words and by Frederick Thomas Elworthy (1886)
"The term is applied to any animal emasculated after maturity, hence a very common adj. staggy, which means that the animal has the appearance of having, ..."

3. Broilers and Roasters: The Specialties of the Market Poultryman by John H. Robinson (1904)
"The capons produced in this way are much superior to old cocks and staggy cockerels, but do not compare with the South Shore chickens or with the best small ..."

4. Report by New South Wales Dept. of Education (1902)
"... (near Mount Mitchell), and a place near staggy Creek. The increase for 1901, though it may not equal that for the past two years, will be substantial. ..."

5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1894)
"And now we have forgotten the blackthorn winter," and are looking for the days when the tall hedgerows and old " staggy " thorn-bushes will be ¡is though ..."

6. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1874)
"When the stout arm that toppled down The rotten Church of Erin, Brings low some dead oak'» staggy crown, Room for stout saplings clearing, Brain and axe ..."

7. The Gentleman's Magazine (1881)
"A young bull which does not go through the branding-yard before he is a year old is pretty safe to make what is called a staggy bullock. ..."

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