Pithy

Definition of Pithy

Pith´y
a.1.Consisting wholly, or in part, of pith; abounding in pith; as, a pithy stem; a pithy fruit.
2.Having nervous energy; forceful; cogent.
This pithy speech prevailed, and all agreed.
- Dryden.
In all these Goodman Fact was very short, but pithy.
- Addison.
Pithy gall
(Zool.) a large, rough, furrowed, oblong gall, formed on blackberry canes by a small gallfly (Diastrophus nebulosus).

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