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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR POWDERY

But Vasili Andreevich did not stop, but disappeared amid the powdery snow.

Pollen: the powdery substance borne by the stamen of the flower.

We broke through the crust and floundered in soft and powdery snow.

Had the snow been less light and powdery, he must have been crushed to the ground.

Both lads were immersed in powdery snow beneath the surface.

It is approached by a narrow path, powdery on sunny days, navigable on rainy.

The snow was dry and powdery because the air was so cold, and it brushed away easily.

It was ankle deep now, that powdery carpet of ice particles.

He could see the powdery snow fall from them in glistening showers.

The seed has a powdery appearance, and is enclosed in a large capsule.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from powder (n.) + -y (2).

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