from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being gravelly, or of abounding with gravel.

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

  • noun State of being gravelly.

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  • noun The quality of being gravelly.


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gravelly +‎ -ness


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  • Even Bob Dylan, troubadour and cultural commentator par excellence, saw fit to honor the city and its seafood, singing with characteristic gravelliness in 1971: "Well I left Rome, and landed in Brussels/ On a plane ride so bumpy that I almost cried/ Clergymen in uniform, and young girls pulling mussels."

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion 2011


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