Litherly Li"ther*ly, a. Crafty; cunning; mischievous; wicked; treacherous; lazy. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

He [the dwarf] was waspish, arch, and litherly. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

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  • Litherly — Lither Li ther (l[imac] [th][ e]r), a. [AS. l[=y][eth]er bad, wicked.] Bad; wicked; false; worthless; slothful. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Not lither in business, fervent in spirit. Bp. Woolton. [1913 Webster] Note: Professor Skeat thinks the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • litherly — lithˈerly adjective Mischievous adverb Idly • • • Main Entry: ↑lither …   Useful english dictionary

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