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jaggy

[jag-ee] /ˈdʒæg i/
adjective, jaggier, jaggiest.
1.
jagged; notched.
Origin of jaggy
1710-1720
1710-20; jag1 + -y1
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  • So let us watch and say jaggy things, in the hope that some of them will hurt.

    Peter and Wendy James Matthew Barrie
  • I like its roundnesses—and I hate the jaggy dryness of lime-stone, that burns in the sun, and withers.

    Sea and Sardinia D. H. Lawrence
British Dictionary definitions for jaggy

jaggy

/ˈdʒæɡɪ/
adjective -gier, -giest
1.
a less common word for jagged
2.
(Scot) prickly
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