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adj. sparsely covered with stunted trees or vegetation and underbrush; "open scrubby woods" [syn: scrubby]

Usage examples of "scrabbly".

Several sheets of the inventory attached to the will were actually in scrabbly spidery eighteenth-century handwriting, describing pikestaffs and saddles and pewter plates which, while theoretically passing from hand to hand down the generations, had actually remained untouched and unwanted in various barns and basements and in the still-enclosed portion of the uninhabitable Castle Macdough high in the grim Monadhliath Mountains.