The ewes watched them maternally, or stood patiently to be tugged by the full woolly breasts.
Miss Trevor clasped him close to her and kissed him maternally.
Where she had meant to be maternally peremptory she became querulous.
She gave him a watering-pot, and watched him maternally; but did not put a hand to it.
Terry Landry asked, patting Sim maternally on her fair head.
She kissed him maternally on the forehead, then consulted his eyes again.
She hovered around me maternally, obviously trying to cheer me.
And from to-day, Clmence, you must begin to wear her mourning in your heart, a heart always so maternally disposed towards her.
She had the general appearance of a white rabbit and the manners of a maternally intentioned but none too efficient hen.
There are maternally protecting arms that can bear them thus, and in the sphere of their life and love their souls would rest.
maternal ma·ter·nal (mə-tûr'nəl)
Relating to or characteristic of a mother.
Inherited from one's mother.