Fair"ly, adv.

1.

In a fairmanner; clearly; openly; plainly; fully; distinctly; frankly.

Even the nature of Mr. Dimmesdale's disease had never fairly been revealed to him. Hawthorne.

2.

Favorably; auspiciously; commodiously; as, a town fairly situated for foreign traade.

3.

Honestly; properly.

Such means of comfort or even luxury, as lay fairly within their grasp. Hawthorne.

4.

Softly; quietly; gently.

[Obs.]

Milton.

 

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