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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reefy, shelfy, shelvy, shoalyadjective

    full of submerged reefs or sandbanks or shoals

    "reefy shallows"; "shoaly waters"

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Shelfyadjective

    Etymology: from shelf.

    Glides by the syren’s cliffs a shelfy coast,
    Long infamous for ships and sailors lost,
    And white with bones. Dryden.

    The tillable fields are in some places so tough, that the plough will scarcely cut them; and in some so shelfy that the corn hath much ado to fasten its root. Carew.


  1. shelfy

    The term "shelfy" does not have a formal definition in the English language. It can be commonly used colloquially to refer something having many shelves or resembling a shelf in some way, but its meaning can vary based on context. Always refer to specific usage in a text or conversation for accurate interpretation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shelfyadjective

    abounding in shelves; full of dangerous shallows

  2. Shelfyadjective

    full of strata of rock

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shelfy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shelfy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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