- suitably; appropriately.
- neatly; elegantly.
- graceful; elegant.
Origin of featly
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Examples from the Web for featly
Think you that our muckle clumsy bodies could run and hide as featly?Lochinvar
S. R. Crockett
May they be as featly sped As the one that pierced his head.
Yet I know handsomely and featly how to compose and settle them all.Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete.
The voices of the flowers were lifted in gentle cadences to the rhythm of the feathered dancers' featly twists and turns.The Zankiwank and The Bletherwitch
S. J. Adair Fitzgerald
These maidens begin to dance on the green grass, and so featly do they step that they scarce seem to touch the ground.The Science of Fairy Tales
Edwin Sidney Hartland
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