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Merrily

[mer-uh-lee] /ˈmɛr ə li/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Merry.
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  • Behold me with staff and scrip, footing it Merrily in the Land of Pardons.

    Ballads of a Bohemian Robert W. Service
  • Yet he can tilt or play his part at hand-strokes as Merrily as ever.

    The White Company Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Happy, thrice happy, those who can foot it Merrily all the way!

    The Roof of France Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • Merrily flew the years and almost before I realised it came graduation.

    The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark
  • Why are these people here, and why does the bell ring so Merrily?

    Night and Morning, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Word Origin and History for Merrily

merrily

adv.

Old English myriglice "pleasantly, melodiously;" see merry + -ly (2).

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