Definition of Sickerly

1. adv. Surely; securely.



Definition of Sickerly

1. securely [adv] - See also: securely

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sickerly

sickbed
sickbeds
sicke
sicked
sickee
sickees
sicken
sickened
sickener
sickeners
sickening
sickeningly
sickeningness
sickens
sicker
sickerly (current term)
sickerness
sickest
sickhouse
sickhouses
sickie
sickies
sicking
sickish
sickishly
sickishness
sickishnesses
sicklaemia
sickle
sickle-cell anaemia

Literary usage of Sickerly

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

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1820)
"... think ye, mislead yere bonny bairn to sin, and then streck her quietly in the cauld grave, to hide her shame—Na, na, it has been sickerly sung, ..."

2. A Compendious History of English Literature, and of the English Language by George Lillie Craik (1871)
"... after her meat she raught.4 And sickerly * she was of great disport, And full pleasant and amiable of port, And pained * her to ..."

3. A Compendious History of English Literature, and of the English Language by George Lillie Craik (1861)
"... after her meat she raught.1 And sickerly" she was of great disport, ... But sickerly she had a fair forehead ; It was almost a spanne broad, I trow; ..."

4. The Historie of Scotland by John Leslie, James Dalrymple, E. G. Cody (1888)
"He first, that the rest be thame my' take example, mett J sickerly with the ... "—punished most severely. mett sickerly=dealt smartly with ..."

5. The historie of Scotland by John Leslie, James Dalrymple, E. G. Cody, William Murison (1888)
"He first, that the rest be thame my' take example, mett f sickerly with the ... "—punished most severely. mett sickerly= dealt smartly with ..."

6. The Chester Plays by Hermann Deimling, Dr Matthews (1893)
"Satan, I tell thee sickerly : 61 bread mon lyves not onely bie, ,; but through Gods word, verely, of his mouth coming. ' ' 64 (9) Therfore thou pynes thee, ..."

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