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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BILLOWY

The waving of the tree-tops is the billowy movement of a hidden delight.

I had to chance that I wouldn't be seen while crossing this billowy expanse.

Every hour in the day he indulges in his circling, billowy flight.

When Uncle Si and his cohort got through with them they were as billowy as the surface of the ocean.

It is rough and billowy, like the surface of a storm-tossed sea.

And then the flag began to sink with the ship in the billowy sea.

Little soft, comfy Margot in her billowy pink and lace down!

July had come and the plains and valleys were beautiful in billowy green.

"Ah," said Haynes as the three set out across the billowy grass-land.

“Yards and yards of it,” she breathed, throwing it before her in bright, billowy waves.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from billow (n.) + -y (2). Related: Billowiness.

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