Mean"ly, adv. [Mean middle.]



A man meanly learned himself, but not meanly affectioned to set forward learning in others. Ascham.


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Mean"ly, adv. [From Mean low.]

In a mean manner; unworthily; basely; poorly; ungenerously.

While the heaven-born child All meanly wrapt in the rude manger lies. Milton.

Would you meanly thus rely On power you know I must obey ? Prior.

We can not bear to have others think meanly of them [our kindred]. I. Watts.


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