from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a great declivity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Very steep.

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  • adjective Having a great declivity.


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From downsteep +‎ -y.


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  • Steeply descending; precipitous.

    July 11, 2008

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    July 11, 2008

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    July 31, 2008

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    July 31, 2008

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    September 28, 2008

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    October 22, 2008