Well disposed
Disposed Dis*posed", p. a. 1. Inclined; minded. [1913 Webster]

When he was disposed to pass into Achaia. --Acts xviii. 27. [1913 Webster]

2. Inclined to mirth; jolly. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

{Well disposed}, in good condition; in good health. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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