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scabby

(skăb′ē)
adj. scab·bier, scab·biest
1. Having, consisting of, or covered with scabs.
2. Affected with scab or scabies.
3. Informal Contemptible; vile: scabby greed.

scab′bi·ly adv.
scab′bi·ness n.
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Within a month William the Scabby was well enough to make a pilgrimage to Bishop Thomas' tomb in Hereford and a few years later in 1320, the cleric was declared a saint, William the Scabby's survival having been judged a miracle.
How to cook them ( loads of salt in your boiling water, remove the scabby outer leaves and don't put crosses or anything in the root, and boil till just cooked.
Mr Cordery knows well this is not the pungent scabby old reveller we remember from the history plays, but a man who recounts his misfortunes with comic relish.
According to officials, random testing validated Australian Merino sheep were suffering from scabby mouth disease.
WITH her scabby skin and bald patches, she doesn't look like a "wonder dog".
Then try some noisy card games like Snap and Scabby Queen, where everyone gets the chance of a legitimate yell or two, while draughts, backgammon and chess can be adapted to suit all ages.
Imagine a new Ferrari having a scabby old Skoda interior.
Euroland is awash with posters and leaflets on the streets, while I've just had three scabby leaflets popped through my door.
Use about a spade full per square yard as a general rule, but don't apply where you're going to plant potatoes next year or the potatoes will be scabby.
It could also become sore or itchy and can become encrusted, scabby or bleed.
They became known as the Sensible Six - as former Labour minister Dr Jack Cunningham called them - or the Scabby Six, as the other side of the fence viewed the situation.
The petite presenter told us she was so scabby she didn't want to leave the house, let alone be seen on screen and has been holed up at home watching Disney DVDs.