- like a Quaker.
- in the manner of the Quakers.
Origin of Quakerly
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Examples from the Web for quakerly
A calm homeliness, a Quakerly simplicity runs all through it.Our Churches and Chapels
There was excellent dining up-stairs, with wines really worth drinking—all with a sort of Quakerly plainness, but solid comfort.Club Life of London, Volume II (of 2)
They therefore affect a quakerly plainness, or rather a cynical negligence and impurity, of style.The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 2 (of 4)
Thomas Babington Macaulay
Chocolate manufacturers seemed to have a passion for imprinting their Quakerly names on every bit of stuff they sold.The Card, A Story Of Adventure In The Five Towns
She wore a simple silk gown, of a Quakerly gray, and she held a handkerchief folded square, as it had come from the laundress.The March Family Trilogy, Complete
William Dean Howells