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deliverly

[ dih-liv-er-lee ]
/ dɪˈlɪv ər li /
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adverb Archaic.
quickly; deftly.
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Origin of deliverly

A Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at deliver, -ly
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How to use deliverly in a sentence

  • A deliverly fellow was Hughie—could read and write like a priest, and could wield brand and buckler with the best of the riders.

    The Monastery|Sir Walter Scott
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