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Definition of Spryly
1. spry [adv] - See also: spry
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Literary usage of Spryly
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1910)
"Certainly a half- dozen hopped spryly off their horses and in an instant had confined the escaping fire. Somebody took Bob's hoe from him. ..."
2. The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page by Burton Jesse Hendrick, Woodrow Wilson (1922)
"She climbs these high hills quite spryly. We've had a remarkable week in this respect— we haven't carried on a conversation with any human being but ..."
3. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1901)
"1 scrambled along about as spryly as an old man like me can be expected-— " Oh, papa, papa, did you sell my Dinah ? " Mr. Cushman — for it was he, ..."
4. The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries by John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Martha Joanna Lamb, Henry Phelps Johnston, Nathan Gilbert Pond, William Abbatt (1881)
"My strength is still good, and if my passport were obtained I should join my friends spryly; but my chest troubles me greatly. I look upon the promenade I ..."
5. Baptist Missionary Magazine by American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (1899)
"CHINA OPENED ROBERT E. SPEER IT is, therefore, not solely a matter of regret that China does not leap spryly into the ways and opinions of the West as did ..."