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[rij-ee] /ˈrɪdʒ i/
adjective, ridgier, ridgiest.
rising in a ridge or ridges.
Origin of ridgy
1690-1700; ridge + -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It is a most imposing scene, this great humpy, ridgy, and irregular line of mountains.

    How I Found Livingstone Henry M. Stanley
  • When next I reached a ridgy spot I chose a good pine and shinned it.

    Pluck on the Long Trail Edwin L. Sabin
  • Duane did not look back again till he had crossed the ridgy piece of ground and had gotten to the level road.

  • At length, on the gray horizon they descried a long, gray line of ridgy sand.

  • These terms are given to a surface that resembles a corrugated panel, showing a ridgy, furrowy expanse.

    Practical Carriage and Wagon Painting Mayton Clarence Hillick
  • On this hand is a stream of water, clear as crystal; on that is the ridgy, wavy, lofty mass of a purple Alp.

  • In whatever direction he looked, from the ridgy heights of the Castlehill, a glorious natural picture met his eye.

    Allan Ramsay William Henry Oliphant Smeaton
  • Essex beach has a very good set, evenly sprinkled over the ridgy, shifting bars that skirt the channel.

    A Report upon the Mollusk Fisheries of Massachusetts Commissioners on Fisheries and Game
  • Gradually the herbage disappears, and the shrubs are only found tufting the ridgy tops of low undulating sandhills.

    Tancred Benjamin Disraeli
  • He was driving me through some ridgy country where the grass in the gullies was very long and rank.

    Reminiscences of Queensland William Henry Corfield

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