Definition of Graithly
1. gradely [adj] - See also: gradely
Lexicographical Neighbors of Graithly
Literary usage of Graithly
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"... in mining, to collect one's tools ; throw up one's employment and leave the mine. graithly ... gradely; < ME. graithly, ..."
2. The Vision of William Concerning Piers Plowman: Together with Vita de Dowel by William Langland, Walter William Skeat (1884)
"See graithly. Gre, e. degree, 6. 67 n. (Short for degré.) Grèce, grease, b. 13. ... 305. Grei(;liche, adv. readily, quickly, 8. 296, 12. 139. See graithly ..."
3. A Glossary of Words Used in Swaledale, Yorkshire by John Harland (1876)
"graithly, adj. tidily. ... vary graithly,' done in very good order. Grand. ' Here's a grand day,' very fine weather. ..."