Webster 1913 Edition
Covered or abounding with scales;“Scaly crocodile.”
Resembling scales, laminae, or layers.
Composed of scales lying over each other;
as, a; covered with scales;
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Covered or abounding with scales; rough; as a scaly fish; the scaly crocodile.
2.Resembling scales, lamina or layers.
3.In botany, composed of scales lying over each other, as a scaly bulb; having scales scattered over it, as a scaly stem.