What does the word scaly mean?

Usage examples for scaly

  1. There are quadrupeds that live exclusively on them, as the ant- bear, already described, and the pangolins, or scaly ant- eaters of the Eastern continent. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  2. It is in white, tasteless, inodorous, glistening, scaly crystals, insoluble in water. – Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
  3. His tail was long and scaly and pointed, and his forelegs were large and warty. – Among the Pond People by Clara Dillingham Pierson