chiselly

adjective
chis·​el·​ly | \ -lē \

Definition of chiselly

1 dialectal, England : gravelly, gritty
2 dialectal : unpleasant, disagreeable

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History and Etymology for chiselly

obsolete English chisel gravel + -y (bran)

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“Chiselly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chiselly. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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