Sheenly Sheen""ly, adv. Brightly. [R.] --Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster]

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  • sheenly — sheen·ly …   English syllables

  • sheenly — adverb Etymology: Middle English scheenely, from scheene, shene, adjective, sheen + ly : brightly …   Useful english dictionary

  • sheen — sheenful, adj. sheenless, adj. sheenly, adv. /sheen/, n. 1. luster; brightness; radiance. 2. gleaming attire. adj. 3. shining. 4. beautiful. v.i. 5. Scot. and North Eng. to shine. [bef. 900; (adj.) ME sheene beautiful, bri …   Universalium

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