Origin of ably
Examples from the Web for ably
All these debates and doings made for juicy news, and the men of the local staff, ably bossed by Callahan, poured it out daily.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire|H.L. Mencken|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is a real book with a real story, ably told and ably illustrated.Exile on Sesame Street: Keith Richards Writes a Kids’ Book|Malcolm Jones|September 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But he died counting Clinton a friend who had ‘served the American people most ably.’
A Florida native, Russell ably captures her state's wonky blend of natural beauty and carny effects.
Although Mr. Cutter was absent the dancing contingent was ably represented, and a delightful evening was enjoyed.
He had from the outset most ably and most warmly supported the claims of the colonists.The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 2 of 2|Edgerton Ryerson
Nowhere are the defects of the scholarship of the Middle Ages more pointedly and ably exhibited than in what he has said of them.
So ably and efficiently did Major Braxton represent his constituents that he won another election without any opposition.Historic Fredericksburg|John T. Goolrick
This year suffragists had ably assisted the City Party in a reform campaign and advanced their own cause.