Seedy

Seed"y

(?), a. [Compar. Seedier (?); superl. Seediest.] 1. Abounding with seeds; bearing seeds; having run to seeds.
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2. Having a peculiar flavor supposed to be derived from the weeds growing among the vines; -- said of certain kinds of French brandy.
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3. Old and worn out; exhausted; spiritless; also, poor and miserable looking; shabbily clothed; shabby looking; as, he looked seedy; a seedy coat. [Colloq.]
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Little Flanigan here . . . is a little seedy, as we say among us that practice the law.
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Seedy toe, an affection of a horse's foot, in which a cavity filled with horn powder is formed between the lamin and the wall of the hoof.
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