Good"ly, adv.

Excellently.

[Obs.]

Spenser.

 

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Good"ly, a. [Compar. Goodlier (?); superl. Goodliest.] [OE. godlich, AS. gdlic. See Good, and Like.]

1.

Pleasant; agreeable; desirable.

We have many goodly days to see. Shak.

2.

Of pleasing appearance or character; comely; graceful; as, a goodly person; goodly raiment, houses.

The goodliest man of men since born. Milton.

3.

Large; considerable; portly; as, a goodly number.

Goodly and great he sails behind his link. Dryden.

 

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