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starry


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Starry  \Star"ry\,  a. 
  1.  Abounding  with  stars;  adorned  with  stars.  ``Above  the 
  starry  sky.''  --Pope. 
 
  2.  Consisting  of  or  proceeding  from  the  stars;  stellar; 
  stellary;  as  starry  light;  starry  flame. 
 
  Do  not  Christians  and  Heathens,  Jews  and  Gentiles, 
  poets  and  philosophers,  unite  in  allowing  the  starry 
  influence?  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  3.  Shining  like  stars;  sparkling;  as  starry  eyes. 
 
  4.  Arranged  in  rays  like  those  of  a  star;  stellate. 
 
  {Starry  ray}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  European  skate  ({Raita  radiata}); 
  --  so  called  from  the  stellate  bases  of  the  dorsal  spines. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  starry 
  adj  :  abounding  with  or  resembling  stars;  "a  starry  night"; 
  "starry  eyes"  [ant:  {starless}] 




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