• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Schelly (Zoöl) The powan.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n schelly A white-fish, Coregonus clupeoides.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Schelly shel′i a white fish.
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In literature:

Andrew Schelly said he had worked for the Pullman company twelve years but could get no work now, and his family had nothing to eat.
"The Pullman Boycott" by W. F. Burns