Definition of Lithely

1. adv. In a lithe, pliant, or flexible manner.



Definition of Lithely

1. Adverb. In a lithe manner. ¹

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Definition of Lithely

1. lithe [adv] - See also: lithe

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lithely

lith
lith-
lithaemia
lithaemias
lithagogue
lithagogues
lithal
litharge
litharges
lithargyrum
lithate
lithates
lithe
lithectomy
lithed
lithely (current term)
lithemia
lithemias
lithemic
litheness
lithenesses
lither
litherly
litherness
lithes
lithesome
lithest
lithia
lithia water
lithian

Literary usage of Lithely

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Modern Reports; Or, Select Cases Adjudged in the Courts of King's Bench ...by Great Britain Courts, Thomas Leach by Great Britain Courts, Thomas Leach (1794)
"г1' many cafes, of which I will cite two or three. In the cafe of i. Rol. Abr. lithely for grinding at their mills ; the declaration was demurred i. Keb. ..."

2. The Bards of Bon-Accord, 1375-1860 by William Walker (1887)
"... An" lithely lookit to me, Willie; An' oh ! my heart owned a' the power Of your mither's gifted e'e, Willie. There's now nae blink at our slacken'd ..."

3. Original Handbook for Riders: A Complete Guide to Modern Horsemanship by Martin Christinius Grimsgaard (1911)
"... and the pupil has acquired the accomplishment of lithely and ... during the following step and then descends lithely upon the saddle and rising again at ..."

4. The Red Badge of Courage and Four Stories by Stephen Crane (1997)
"... walking to the opposite side of the street and spinning there on his heel quickly and lithely, fired at the bit of paper. He missed it by a half-inch. ..."

5. Ivanhoe by Walter Scott (1904)
"... the names of those knights who upheld so gallantly 20 the renown of merry England." " That will I do b'lithely," replied the Pilgrim, " and without ..."

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