Right"ly, adv. [AS. richtlice.]

1.

Straightly; directly; in front.

[Obs.]

Shak.

2.

According to justice; according to the divine will or moral rectitude; uprightly; as, duty rightly performed.

3.

Properly; fitly; suitably; appropriately.

Eve rightly called, Mother of all mankind. Milton.

4.

According to truth or fact; correctly; not erroneously; exactly.

"I can not rightly say."

Shak.

Thou didst not rightly see. Dryden.

 

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