adjective, ledgier, ledgiest.
having ledges.

1770–80, Americanism; ledge + -y1

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ledge (lɛdʒ)
1.  a narrow horizontal surface resembling a shelf and projecting from a wall, window, etc
2.  a layer of rock that contains an ore; vein
3.  a ridge of rock that lies beneath the surface of the sea
4.  a narrow shelflike rock projection on a cliff or mountain
[C14 legge, perhaps from leggen to lay1]

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Interbedded sandstone, shale, and limestone usually characterized by ledgy outcrops.
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