[adverb stil-lee; adjective stil-ee]
- quietly; silently.
- Chiefly Literary. still; quiet.
Origin of stilly
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Examples from the Web for stilly
Say, Stilly, I'm off uptown to attend to the emptiness in this stone utensil.
I'm going to buy our supplies at that house, Stilly, if you have no objections.
She moved about the house with a step as stilly as the falling dews.Ernest Linwood
Caroline Lee Hentz
It was a toss-up between "Annie Rooney" and "Oft in the stilly night."Flamsted quarries
Mary E. Waller
One might have said that they were for a time in the midst of a vast and stilly desert.History of the Great Reformation, Volume IV
J. H. Merle D'Aubign
- archaic, or literary quietly or calmly
- poetic still, quiet, or calm
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