Definition of reedy:
- shrill (part of speech: adjective)
- "Otto of the Silver Hand", Howard Pyle.
You have seen the trails of the Indian and the deer replaced by highways of steel, and upon the spots where the first immigrants corralled their wagons, and the voyagers dragged their canoes upon the reedy shore, you have seen arise great cities, centres of industry, of commerce, of art, attaining in a generation the proportions and the world- wide fame of cities that were already famous before the discovery of America.- "The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner", Charles Dudley Warner.
Though it was not yet seven o'clock two negro girls were clearing away the breakfast things under the minute supervision of their mistress, an angular, sharp- faced woman with a reedy voice, and nervously abrupt movements.- "Gulmore, The Boss", Frank Harris.