Definition of Broodily

1. broody [adv] - See also: broody



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Broodily

broochlike
brood
brood bitch
brood capsules
brood cell
brood hen
brood parasite
brood parasites
brooded
brooder
brooder pneumonia
brooders
broodier
broodies
broodiest
broodily (current term)
broodiness
broodinesses
brooding
broodingly
broodings
broodless
broodmare
broodmares
broods
broodstocks
broody
broody hen

Literary usage of Broodily

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1915)
"... that the females settled broodily upon them again as though nothing had happened to their nursery treasures. So much for the power of instinct and habit ..."

2. A Book about Books by Robert Blatchford (1903)
"... I was wandering broodily along Ludgate Circus, with Browning's lines running through my mind like a tune— For spring bade the sparrows pair, ..."

3. The Argo by Williams College (1884)
"[SAT in my room with my feet stretched across the chair opposite me, broodily ga/ing, not in he smoldering ashes, for I did not boast of an pen fire, ..."

4. Best Loved Hotels 2007: Britain and Irelandby Best Loved Hotels by Best Loved Hotels (2006)
"... the hide-out of 17th century smugglers on the Solway coast, while the Lake District's peaks loom broodily on the horizon. The house was originally ..."

5. The Flying U's Last Stand by B. M. Bower, C.H. Simonds Company, Little, Brown and Company (1915)
"The Happy Family listened to him soberly, their eyes staring broodily at the picture he conjured. " Well, by golly, we're makin' our last stand, ..."

6. Satan: A Romance of the Bahamas by Henry De Vere Stacpoole (1920)
"And now Jude's given the show away I" "I told you I'd tell him," said Jude broodily. "Told me you'd tell him! Why, ever since last fall you've been at me to ..."

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