What does scabby mean?

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  1. Affected with scabs; full of scabs.
  2. Diseased with the scab, or mange; mangy.
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If soils drain rapidly or become cool, infected plants often recover, but still may be distorted or produce superficial, scabby lesions.
The boy was wearing some black board shorts, showing off the child's scabby knees.
Feeding by the chigger creates scabby, reddish lesions that require two to three weeks to heal after the engorged mites leave the bird.
The waiting area teemed with children wiping runny noses and scratching scabby skin and adults hacking with chest-rattling coughs.
She whimpers as she undoes the bandages completely, revealing a scabby slice the length of her thumb.
I'm just finding it a little difficult to assess because anything scabby with that much fur tends to look much worse than it probably is.

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