Patly Pat"ly, adv. Fitly; seasonably. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • patly — adverb Etymology: pat (IV) + ly : in a pat manner : aptly, suitably the too patly remembered conversations, and all the other fakeries that have become standard in the “as told to” books Gilbert Seldes …   Useful english dictionary

  • patly — See pat2. * * * …   Universalium

  • patness — See patly. * * * …   Universalium

  • pat — pat1 verb (pats, patting, patted) 1》 touch quickly and gently with the flat of the hand. 2》 mould or position with gentle taps. noun 1》 a light stroke with the hand. 2》 a compact mass of soft material. Phrases a pat on the back an expression of… …   English new terms dictionary

  • fatly — adverb Etymology: Middle English, from fat (II) + ly 1. : richly, luxuriantly a fatly prosperous landscape 2 …   Useful english dictionary

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