Flesh"ly (?), a. [AS. .]

1.

Of or pertaining to the flesh; corporeal.

"Fleshly bondage."

Denham.

2.

Animal; notvegetable.

Dryden.

3.

Human; not celestial; not spiritual or divine.

"Fleshly wisdom."

2 Cor. i. 12.

Much ostentation vain of fleshly arm And fragile arms. Milton.

4.

Carnal; wordly; lascivious.

Abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul. 1 Pet. ii. 11.

 

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Flesh"ly, adv.

In a fleshly manner; carnally; lasciviously.

[Obs.]

Chaucer.

 

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