shoaly


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shoaly

(ˈʃəʊlɪ)
adj, -lier or -liest
(of the sea) full of shoals; shallow
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Adj.1.shoaly - full of submerged reefs or sandbanks or shoals; "reefy shallows"; "shoaly waters"
shallow - lacking physical depth; having little spatial extension downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or outward from a center; "shallow water"; "a shallow dish"; "a shallow cut"; "a shallow closet"; "established a shallow beachhead"; "hit the ball to shallow left field"
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Going backwards we can produce 34 six-letter words: DUALLY, KNAGGY, KNARRY, KNOLLY, MEALLY, QUAGGY, QUARRY, SHAGGY, SHEAFY, SHELFY, SHELLY, SHERRY, SHOALY, SNAGGY, SNEERY, SNELLY, SNIFFY, SNUFFY, STAGGY, STARRY, STEELY, STILLY, STUFFY, STUGGY, THEALL, THEORY, WHALLY, WHEELY, WHERRY, WHIFFY, WHILLY, WHIRRY, WHOLLY, and WOOLLY.
This little town, with no public marina, few boat ramps, a shoaly inlet, and a quiet reputation, nevertheless has a dedicated and talented core of saltwater fishermen.
For a long time it was supposed that in a southerly, offshore direction the shoaly limestones and lagoonal dolostones of the Jaagarahu and Muhu formations were replaced by the nodular, biomicritic, and argillaceous limestones of the Sorve Formation (Aaloe 1970).