Straightly Straight"ly, adv. A variant of {Straitly}. See 1st {Straight}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Straightly — Straight ly, adv. In a right line; not crookedly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • straightly — straight ► ADJECTIVE 1) extending uniformly in one direction only; without a curve or bend. 2) properly positioned so as to be level, upright, or symmetrical. 3) in proper order or condition. 4) honest and direct. 5) (of thinking) clear and… …   English terms dictionary

  • straightly — adverb see straight I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • straightly — See straight. * * * …   Universalium

  • straightly — adverb In a straight manner …   Wiktionary

  • straightly — adv. in a straight line, without bend or curve …   English contemporary dictionary

  • straightly — straight·ly …   English syllables

  • straightly — adverb Etymology: Middle English, from straight (II) + ly : in a straight manner : so as to be straight …   Useful english dictionary

  • straight — straightly, adv. straightness, n. /strayt/, adj. straighter, straightest, adv., n. adj. 1. without a bend, angle, or curve; not curved; direct: a straight path. 2. exactly vertical or horizontal; in a perfectly vertical or horizontal plane: a… …   Universalium

  • Rightly — Right ly, adv. [AS. richtlice.] 1. Straightly; directly; in front. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. According to justice; according to the divine will or moral rectitude; uprightly; as, duty rightly performed. [1913 Webster] 3. Properly; fitly;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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