- insignificant or feeble; poor.
- happy; auspicious.
- good; pious; blessed.
- foolish; simple-minded.
Origin of seely
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Historical Examples of seely
When it came to Seely's second resignation he felt bound to remain.
Her husband, Seely, was somewhat dissipated, but treated her well.The Mormon Prophet and His Harem
A small village on Seely creek, near present Southport, south of Elmira.
We drove down the Niagara as far as Mrs. Seely's and upset once.Old Trails on the Niagara Frontier
Frank H. Severance
The post office was opened in 1860, with Seely Strickland as postmaster.Fifty Years In The Northwest
William Henry Carman Folsom